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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Prunoideae
  prune, plum, greengage[?],
  cherry, apricot, almond, peach
Exochorda[?] (Exochora?)
  sometimes placed in Spiraeoideae
U. of Illinois (http://www.life.uiuc.edu/plantbio/260/Rosaceae/Slide31) 2002-05-29
Prunoideae, also called Amygdaloideae, is the subfamily containing the prune and almond. It is placed within the Rosaceae or sometimes in its own family Prunaceae.

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