The cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit). The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species, including especially cultivars of the wild cherry, Prunus avium. The name 'cherry' also refers to the cherry tree, and is sometimes applied to almonds and visually similar flowering trees in the genus Prunus, as in "ornamental cherry", "cherry blossom", etc.

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Emperor Francis Cherry
... The Emperor Francis cherry is a sweet cherry cultivar (Prunus avium) that produces a bright red fruit which is resistant to cracking ... In 1996, it was the source of the first cherry genetic map, which was created from a haploid-microspore derived population from the Emperor Francis cultivar ... one of the sources of the Newfane sweet cherry, which was created by crossing the Emperor Francis with the Stella cherry ...
The Spoilers (1942 Film) - Plot
... Saloon owner Cherry Malotte is aware of the corruption all around, including that Bennett and Clark are out to steal the men's claim ... Cherry's old beau, Roy Glennister, returns from a trip to Europe ... He is arrested and a plot forms to kill him, but Cherry comes to his rescue, breaking Roy out of jail ...
... Prunus avium, commonly called wild cherry, sweet cherry, bird cherry, or gean, is a species of cherry native to Europe, western Turkey, northwestern Africa, and western Asia, from the British Isles south to ...
Cherry Potter
... Cherry Potter is a film writer, cultural commentator and psychotherapist ... Cherry Potter has an MA in film and television from the Royal College of Art ... As a television writer, Cherry Potter contributed to the hospital-based drama series Angels ...
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! - Cast
... Charles Napier as Harry Linda Ashton as Cherry Larissa Ely as Raquel Frank Bolger as Mr ... Franklin Bert Santos as Enrique Uschi Digard as Soul Robert Aiken as Tom Michaelani as Dr ...

Famous quotes containing the word cherry:

    The cherry orchard is now mine!... I bought the estate on which my grandfather and father were slaves, where they were not even permitted in the kitchen.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    I think it was your cherry pies.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
    Is hung with bloom along the bough,
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)