Taxon: Juglans regia L.

 
Genus: Juglans
    Section: Juglans
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 20772
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:997. 1753
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Dec-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 984 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Human food: nut (fide F Eur)
  • Human food: oil/fat (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of English walnut (based on crossability of Juglans regia with members of section Rhysocaryon fide Breed Pl Tree Crops 257. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of black walnut (fide Genome Map Molec Breed 7:194. 2007)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of butternut (fide Tree Physiol 26:121. 2005)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Eur)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan
    • Middle Asia: Tajikistan; Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia; Slovenia

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. elsewhere in temperate regions

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image