Taxon: Carya alba (L.) Nutt.

Synonym of Carya tomentosa

Genus: Carya
    Section: Carya
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 9249
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:221. 1818 (ex Elliott, Sketch bot. S. Carolina 2:624. 1824; K. Koch, Dendrologie 1:596. 1869)
  • • an ambiguous name
  • • Nuttall indirectly refers to Juglans alba L. by citing Juglans species of L. & Willd. under his genus Carya
  • • non Carya alba auct. (= C. ovata (Mill.) K. Koch)
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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  • Rehder, A. 1945. Carya alba proposed as nomen ambiguum J. Arnold Arbor. 26:482-483.
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Ward, D. B. & J. H. Wiersema 2008. (1807) Proposal to reject the name Juglans alba (Carya alba) (Juglandaceae) (Taxon) 57:308-310.

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