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Taxon: Lyonia lucida (Lam.) K. Koch

 
Genus: Lyonia
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Lyonieae
Nomen number: 22994
Place of publication: Dendrologie 2(1):118. 1872
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • fetterbush  (Source: F Carolin) - English
  • shiny lyonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]


References:

  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:219.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Judd, W. S. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  5. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1995. Ericaceae - Part II. The superior-ovaried genera (Monotropoideae. Pyroloideae, Rhododendroideae. and Vaccinioideae p.p.). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 66:240-242.
  6. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  7. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  8. Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida

Check other web resources for Lyonia lucida (Lam.) K. Koch :

  • 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
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22994. Accessed 21 July 2019.