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Taxon: Tilia americana L.

 
Genus: Tilia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Tilioideae
Nomen number: 36668
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:514. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production; honey production
  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (veneer, laminated wood) wood (veneer, laminated wood)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (n. & e.), North Dakota (e.), Oklahoma, South Dakota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


    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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:205.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  6. Hardin, J. W. 1990. Variation patterns and recognition of varieties of Tilia americana s.l.. Syst. Bot. 15:33-48. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:468.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  14. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991-. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  15. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  17. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource).
  18. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Tilia americana 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 Tilia americana 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:

  • Fruit: 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?36668. Accessed 19 September 2019.