Prunus persica cv. ‘Bonfire’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Rosales||Rose family and eight others|
|Family||Rosaceae||Includes apples, apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns; many others|
|Genus||Prunus||Includes plums, cherries, peaches, apricots, and almonds|
|Species||persica||From the Latin persica, “peach,” in ancient times called persike or persica malus, “Persian apple,” a fruit that reached Europe from China by way of Persia|
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Prunus persica cv. ‘Bonfire’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 7 Dec 2011.
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9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)