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Taxon: Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Oxydendrum
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Oxydendreae
Nomen number: 311632
Place of publication: Prodr. 7(2):601. 1839
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 23 (20 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • sorreltree  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • sourwood  (Source: Castanea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Oxydendrum&SpeciesID=arboreum), Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  2. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:219.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  8. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:130.
  9. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Wiersema, J. H. 1995. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Oxydendrum arboreum (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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Oxydendrum arboreum 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=311632. Accessed 11 December 2018.