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Taxon: Osmanthus americanus (L.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex A. Gray

Synonym of Cartrema americana (L.) G. L. Nesom

Genus: Osmanthus
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 26118
Place of publication: Syn. fl. N. Amer. 2(1):78. 1878
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Feb-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:230.
  2. Green, P. S. 1958. A monographic revision of Osmanthus in Asia and America Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 22:458-464.
  3. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 (Trees US)
  4. Neson, G. L. 2012. Synopsis of American Cartrema (Oleaceae) (Phytoneuron) 2012-96:5.
  5. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  6. Weakley, A. S. et al. 2011. New combinations, rank changes, and nomenclatural and taxonomic comments in the vascular flora of the southeastern United States J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 5:445.

Check other web resources for Osmanthus americanus (L.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex A. Gray :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Osmanthus americanus 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.

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?26118. Accessed 27 June 2019.