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Taxon: Crataegus aestivalis (Walter) Torr. & A. Gray

 
Genus: Crataegus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 12074
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:468. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Dec-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 (3 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • eastern mayhaw  (Source: J Arn Arb) - English
  • May hawthorn  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • mayhaw  (Source: Cornucopia) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.e.), Florida (n.), Georgia (s.), North Carolina (s.e.), South Carolina]


References:

  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:175.
  2. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  3. Kurz, H. & R. K. Godfrey The trees of northern Florida. (Trees NFla)
  4. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  6. Phipps, J. B. 1988. Crataegus (Maloideae, Rosaceae) of the southeastern United States, I. Intrduction and series Aestivales J. Arnold Arbor. 69:420.
  7. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  8. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)

Check other web resources for Crataegus aestivalis (Walter) Torr. & A. Gray :

  • 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 Crataegus aestivalis 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:

  • Pyrene: 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=12074. Accessed 18 November 2018.