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Taxon: Chionanthus virginicus L.

 
Genus: Chionanthus
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 10218
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:8. 1753 "virginica"
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 28 (26 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, Pennsylvania (mainly s.e.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  3. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:228.
  4. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  6. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana. Note: mentions
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  9. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  16. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas
  17. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  18. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  19. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  22. Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida
  23. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  24. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Chionanthus virginicus L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Chionanthus virginicus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?10218. Accessed 17 July 2019.