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Taxon: Liquidambar styraciflua L.

 
Genus: Liquidambar
Family: Altingiaceae
Nomen number: 22379
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:999. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Food additives:
  • Materials: gum/resin; wood (timber, plywood, veneer)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Book; L. Bogle, pers. comm. 1996; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (s.w.), Indiana (s.), New Jersey, New York (s.e.), Ohio, Pennsylvania (s.e.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.e.), Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3559), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  3. Bogle, L. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Liquidambar+styraciflua&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz. Note: = Liquidambar macrophylla
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  13. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 480.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  16. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  17. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  22. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  23. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Altingiaceae&GenusID=Liquidambar&SpeciesID=styraciflua target='_blank'
  24. World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF-SEA. AgroForestry Tree database (on-line resource).
  25. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  26. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Liquidambar styraciflua 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 Liquidambar styraciflua 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
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=22379. Accessed 20 September 2019.