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Prunoideae, also called Amygdaloideae, is the subfamily containing the genera Prunus and Prinsepia . It is placed within the Rosaceae or sometimes in its own family Prunaceae. They are often known as the stone fruit, as the fruit contains a single hard-shelled seed called a stone. Important members of the Prunoideae include the plum, cherry, apricot, peach and almond.
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