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Taxon: Prunus caroliniana (Mill.) Aiton

 
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Section: Laurocerasus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Amygdaleae
Nomen number: 29858
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:163. 1789
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4864582
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Carolina laurel cherry  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • cherry-laurel  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • laurel cherry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • mock orange  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wild orange  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (s.e.), South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  2. Bortiri, E. et al. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of morphology in Prunus reveals extensive homoplasy Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:53-71.
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Lance, R. Woody plants of the southeastern United States. 2004 (WPl seUSA)
  8. Lee, S. & J. Wen 2001. A phylogenetic analysis of Prunus and the Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae) using ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA Amer. J. Bot. 88:150-160.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  11. Liu, X.-L. et al. 2013. Polyphyly of the Padus group of Prunus (Rosaceae) and the evolution of biogeographic disjunctions between eastern Asia and eastern North America J. Pl. Res. 126:351-361.
  12. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  13. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  16. Rohrer, J. R. 2011. Prunus (Rosaceae) (F NAmer) 9: in press.
  17. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Prunus caroliniana (Mill.) Aiton :

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Fruit: 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=29858. Accessed 17 October 2018.