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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. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/list2.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3559), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Hamamelidaceae&GenusID=Liquidambar&SpeciesID=styraciflua), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  4. Bogle, L. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  13. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  14. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn) 480.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  17. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  23. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  24. World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF-SEA AgroForestry Tree database (on-line resource). (AgroForest Tree)

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. 2018. 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 November 2018.