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Taxon: Morus rubra L.

 
Genus: Morus
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Moreae
Nomen number: 24621
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:986. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts (w.), Michigan (s.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania (e. & s.), Rhode Island (n.), Vermont (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e. & c.), Minnesota (s.e.), Missouri, Nebraska (e. & c.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]


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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Morus+rubra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  11. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  21. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas
  22. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  23. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  24. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  25. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  26. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  27. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Moraceae&GenusID=Morus&SpeciesID=rubra target='_blank'
  28. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Morus rubra L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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 Morus rubra 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:

  • 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?24621. Accessed 20 August 2019.