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Taxon: Ginkgo biloba L.

 
Genus: Ginkgo
Family: Ginkgoaceae
Nomen number: 17540
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:313. 1771
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Apr-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 12 (5 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Human food:
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; wood
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou (n.), Zhejiang (n.w.)]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Del Tredici, P. 2007. The phenology of sexual reproduction in Ginkgo biloba: ecological and evolutionary implications Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 73:267-278.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Gong, W. et al. 2008. Phylogeography of a living fossil: Pleistocene glaciations forced Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae) into two refuge areas in China with limited subsequent postglacial expansion Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 48:1094-1105.
  5. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  13. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:101.
  14. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  15. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  16. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  21. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)
  22. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  23. Tang, C. Q. et al. 2012. Evidence for the persistence of wild Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgoaceae) populations in the Dalou Mountains, southwestern China Amer. J. Bot. 99:1408-1414.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Ginkgo biloba L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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 Ginkgo biloba 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
  • Embryo image: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=17540. Accessed 23 October 2018.