Scientific name: Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D. A. Webb

Local name: Not Known






Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom        : Plantae

Division          : Magnoliophyta

Class               : Magnoliopsida

Subclass          : Rosidae

Order              : Rosales

Family            : Rosaceae

Genus             : Prunus

Species            : P. dulcis


Botanical Description of Almond

Habit: Small to medium-sized tree with an open canopy


Photo source: Internet

Root: Tap root system

Stem: Erect, having an open canopy, the bark is dark color

Leaf: Simple, lobed in the bud, lanceolate

Inflorescence: Solitary

Flower: Complete, actinomorphic

Fruit: Drupe


Economic Importance

  • Used as fruit
  • As spices
  • As medicinal virtue

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