Description from Flora of China
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.
This variety is an important, temperate fruit tree widely cultivated in China and other regions of Asia, Europe, and North America.
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.