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Taxon: Carya alba auct.

Synonym of Carya ovata (Mill.) K. Koch

Genus: Carya
Section: Carya
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 100438
Place of publication: sensu Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:221. 1818
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Carya alba (L.) Nutt., nom. ambig., which has not yet been typified and has been used for both C. ovata & C. tomentosa
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1212. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 2010. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 61. Taxon 59:1273. Note: proposal recommended
  3. Ward, D. B. & J. H. Wiersema. 2008. (1807) Proposal to reject the name Juglans alba (Carya alba) (Juglandaceae). Taxon 57:308-310.

Check other web resources for Carya alba auct. :

  • 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.


  • 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?id=100438. Accessed 7 December 2019.