6a. Prunus salicina var. salicina
李(原变种) li (yuan bian zhong)
Prunus botan André; P. ichangana C. K. Schneider; P. triflora Roxburgh.
Branchlets, petioles, pedicels, and outside surface of hypanthia glabrous. Leaf blade abaxially sparsely pubescent on veins or barbate in vein axils.
Sparse forests, scrub, along trails in mountains, stream sides in valleys, also cultivated; 200--2600 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.
This variety is an important, temperate fruit tree widely cultivated in China and other regions of Asia, Europe, and North America.