Prunus subhirtella Miq. cv 'Pendula', Rosaceae

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Common name: Drooping rosebud cherry.

Voucher: Kostadinov 009, 010, 021, 205, 206, (URV)

Brief description: A large bush to a small tree to 8 m with drooping branches; the bark has characteristic horizontal lenticels. Leaves are lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate or ovate, simple, alternate, entire, pinnately veined, hairy beneath on the veins, margins doubly, sharply serrate-toothed. The distal end of the petiole has large glands.  Flowers are perfect, pink, 1 to 3 from winter buds. Fruits are a 1-seeded, globose, shining black drupe with fleshy exocarp and hard endocarp (stone). 

Campus data: Infrequently cultivated on campus; three individuals encountered.