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Taxon: Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.

 
Genus: Umbellularia
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 40863
Place of publication: N. Amer. Sylva 1:87. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]


    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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:548.
  10. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  11. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_15.html target='_blank'
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt. :

  • 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
  • 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?40863. Accessed 21 October 2019.