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