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Taxon: Chionanthus virginicus L.

 
Genus: Chionanthus
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 10218
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:8. 1753 "virginica"
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 28 (26 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, Pennsylvania (mainly s.e.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri, Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/chio-vir.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  4. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:228.
  5. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  11. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  17. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  19. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  20. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  22. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  23. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)

Check other web resources for Chionanthus virginicus L. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Chionanthus virginicus cultivars
  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=10218. Accessed 9 December 2018.