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Taxon: Halesia carolina L.

 
Genus: Halesia
Family: Styracaceae
Nomen number: 18215
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1044. 1759
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Halesia carolina auct. (= H. tetraptera J. Ellis)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 125 (110 active, 48 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Carolina silverbell  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Florida silverbell  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • little silverbell  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • mountain silverbell  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • silverbell-tree  (Source: Taxon) - English
  • snowdroptree  (Source: Taxon) - English
  • snödroppsträd  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • storblommigt snödroppsträd  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter; shade/shelter

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Ohio (s.), West Virginia (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/hale-car.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia (s.w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island]


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. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:227.
  3. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Fritsch, P. W. & S. D. Lucas 2000. Clinal variation in the Halesia carolina complex (Styracaceae) Syst. Bot. 25:197-210.
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  9. Reveal, J. L. & M. J. Selden 1975. On the identity of Halesia carolina (Styracaceae) (Taxon) 25:123-140.
  10. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)

Check other web resources for Halesia carolina L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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 Halesia carolina 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
  • Fruit: 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=18215. Accessed 17 November 2018.