"The apricot (Prunus armeniaca, syn. Armeniaca vulgaris) is a fruit-bearing tree native to China. It is related to the plum, and classified with it in the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus."
You'd never know it, but Wikipedia does and more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apricot
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