Prunus mira Koehne, Plantae wilsonianae Plantae wilsonianae; 1911 272 1912. (syn: Amygdalus mira (Koehne) T.T.Yu & L.T.Lu; Amygdalus mira (Koehne) Ricker; Persica mira (Koehne) Kovalev & Kostina);

China (Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;


Rosaceae Fortnight- Prunus mira from Himachal-GSG09/Sept 2015 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)

Prunus mira, locally known as ‘Behmi’.
Its seed oil is used in cooking and for medicinal purposes.
Photgraph from Sangla valley in Kinnaur.

Was it cultivated ?

It is native to high altitude areas in Himachal Pradesh (not aware about its occurance in J&K and UK)