|Common name: Cherry plum, Myrobalan plum.
Voucher: Kostadinov 004, 022, 203, 204, (URV)
Brief description: A small, sometimes thorny, slender tree to 6 m; the bark is has characteristic horizontal lenticels. Leaves are dark purple, short-ovate to obovate, simple, alternate, entire, pinnately veined, slightly pubescent on the veins beneath, margins finely serrate-toothed. The distal end of the petiole may have small glands. Flowers are perfect, small, pinkish, single or in clusters of 2 or 3. Fruits are a 1-seeded, red or yellow drupe with fleshy exocarp and hard endocarp (stone).
Campus data: Occasionally cultivated on campus.