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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.
Accessions: 6 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: 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. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  3. Kurz, H. & R. K. Godfrey. 1962. The trees of northern Florida.
  4. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  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. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  8. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12074. Accessed 20 September 2019.