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Taxon: Morella cerifera (L.) Small

 
Genus: Morella
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 413128
Place of publication: Fl. s.e. U.S. 337, 1329. 1903
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (7 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wax (as Myrica cerifera) wax (as Myrica cerifera)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3942), Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Hispaniola (possibly), Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama (w.)


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Myrica cerifera
  2. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas. Note: = Myrica cerifera L.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = Myrica cerifera L.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Myrica cerifera
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Myrica cerifera
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Myrica cerifera
  10. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  11. Wilbur, R. L. 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: genera, subgenera, and series. Sida 16:100.
  12. Wilbur, R. L. 2002. The identity and history of Myrica caroliniensis (Myricaceae). Rhodora 104:39.
  13. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Morella cerifera (L.) Small :

  • 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.

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?413128. Accessed 20 November 2019.