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Taxon: Nyssa aquatica L.

 
Genus: Nyssa
Family: Nyssaceae
Nomen number: 25450
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1058. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (laminated wood, timber); wood (laminated wood, timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3551), Georgia, Kentucky (s.w.), Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (e.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Cornaceae&GenusID=Nyssa&SpeciesID=aquatica), Virginia (s.e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Burckhalter, R. E. 1992. The genus Nyssa (Cornaceae) in North America: a revision (Sida) 15:332.
  3. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:213.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)

Check other web resources for Nyssa aquatica L. :

  • 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 Nyssa aquatica 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.

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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=25450. Accessed 22 October 2018.