Taxon: Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray

 
Genus: Frangula
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 403164
Place of publication: Gen. Amer. bor. 2:178. 1849
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Carolina buckthorn  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Indian-cherry  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • yellow buckthorn  (Source: Websters Dict) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Human food: fruit (fide L Edible Pl; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.), Ohio (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (c. & s.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/frca13.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3140), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rhamnaceae&GenusID=Frangula&SpeciesID=caroliniana), Virginia (s.w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  4. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  5. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)

Check other web resources for Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?403164. Accessed 22 April 2018.