EPPO Global Database

Prunus persica(PRNPS)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-11-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PRNPS
  • Preferred name: Prunus persica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Batsch

Notes

Native to China. Widely cultivated as numerous cultivars throughout warm temperate regions of the world, principally for its fruits but also as an ornamental.  State flower of Delaware (USA)
WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amygdalus persica Linnaeus
Persica vulgaris Miller

Common names
Name Language
праскова Bulgarian
presseguer Catalan
broskvoň obecná Czech
Pfirsich German
Pfirsichbaum German
peach English
abridor Spanish
duraznero Spanish
fresquillero Spanish
melocotonero Spanish
nectarina Spanish
paraguayo Spanish
prisco Spanish
pêcher French
sremza  Croatian
őszibarack Hungarian
percoche Italian
pesco Italian
モモ Japanese
momo Japanese
perzik Dutch
perzikboom Dutch
brzoskwinia zwyczajna Polish
alpercheiro Portuguese
pessegueiro Portuguese
персик Russian
broskyňa obyčajná Slovak
breskev Slovene
kumbull Albanian
persika Swedish
persikaträd Swedish
şeftali Turkish
táo Chinese
Chinese