Scientific name: Prunus bokharensis
Bangla/Local name: ‘Aloo Bukhara’
Taxonomic position according to Cronquist (1981)
Botanical Description of Aloo Bukhara
Habit: Perennial small tree, growing 5–6 m.
Root: Tap root system
Stem: The tree is of medium hardiness. Without pruning, the trees can reach 12 meter in height and spread across 10 meters.
Flower: The plant produces small different colored flowers which can self-pollinate.
Fruit: Fruits are usually of medium size, between 1 and 3 inches in diameter, globose to oval. The flesh is firm and juicy. The fruit’s peel is smooth, with a natural waxy surface that adheres to the flesh.
Table 1. Alubokhara variety released by Bangladesh Spices Research Centre,BARI
|Sl. No.||Name of Variety||Released by||Yield|
|1||BARI Alubokhara-1||SRC, BARI||7.03 ton/ha|