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Taxon: Rhamnus alaternus L.

 
Genus: Rhamnus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 31012
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:193. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun in apposition and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.5)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.w.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon Dye plants and dyeing. The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1994 (Dye Pl)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  12. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  15. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  16. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  17. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  19. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  20. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)
  21. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
  22. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Rhamnus alaternus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rhamnus alaternus 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.

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=31012. Accessed 17 October 2018.