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Taxon: Lyonia ligustrina (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Lyonia
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Lyonieae
Nomen number: 22993
Place of publication: Prodr. 7:599. 1839
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/151228
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • he-huckleberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • maleberry  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • seedy buckberry  (Source: Castanea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/lyon-lig.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Lyonia&SpeciesID=ligustrina), Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:219.
  2. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:128-129.
  8. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1995. Ericaceae - Part II. The superior-ovaried genera (Monotropoideae. Pyroloideae, Rhododendroideae. and Vaccinioideae p.p.) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 66:223, 226, 227.
  9. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  10. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)

Check other web resources for Lyonia ligustrina (L.) DC. :

  • 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
  • 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:

  • 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=22993. Accessed 12 November 2018.