EPPO Global Database

Prunus domestica subsp. insititia(PRNDT)

Code created in: 2001-11-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PRNDT
  • Preferred name: Prunus domestica subsp. insititia
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Schneider


Southern Europe, western Mediterranean, Western Asia. Cultivated as a fruit tree, and as a rootstock for other Prunus spp. This subspecies is believed to have had a wider native distribution than subsp. domestica (which more probably has an eastern origin). Both subspecies occur naturalized as escapes from cultivation

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Prunus domestica var. juliana Linnaeus
Prunus insititia Linnaeus
Prunus italica Borkhausen

Common names
Name Language
bullace English
bullace plum English
damson English
damson plum English
Haferpflaume German
Haferpflaumenbaum German
Haferschlehe German
Kriechenpflaume German
Kriechenpflaumenbaum German
Kriesche German
Spilling German
pruneaulier French
prunier à greffer French
prunier crèque French
prunier sauvage French
andrino Spanish
cascabelico Spanish
ciruela Spanish
ciruelo de San Julián Spanish
ciruelo silvestre Spanish
endrino de injertar Spanish
endrino grande Spanish
endrino mayor Spanish
endrino prunero Spanish
escambrón Spanish
espino de injertar Spanish
prugnolo da siepe Italian
susino Italian
susino di macchia Italian
kroosjes Dutch
abrunheiro Portuguese
abrunheiro-manso Portuguese
ameixieira Portuguese
cabrunho Portuguese
cagoiçeiro Portuguese
cagoiço Portuguese
krikon Swedish
слива терновая Russian
тернослива Russian
kræge Danish
avrupa eriği Turkish
lubaszka Polish
śliwa domowa lubaszka Polish
kökényszilva Hungarian
lapatxondoa Basque
трънкосливка Bulgarian
prunyoner Catalan
wū jīng zǐ lǐ Chinese
乌荆子李 Chinese
trnovača  Croatian
slíva Czech
slivoň obecná Czech
slivka guľatoplodá Slovak
cibora Slovene