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Taxon: Crataegus opaca Hook. & Arn.

 
Genus: Crataegus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 313708
Place of publication: Compan. Bot. Mag. 1:25. 1835
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-May-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 (7 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • apple haw  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • river-flat hawthorn  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • western mayhaw  (Source: J Arn Arb) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (used for preserves, etc. fide Food Feed Crops US; J Arn Arb 69:426. 1988); fruit (used for preserves, etc. fide Food Feed Crops US; J Arn Arb 69:426. 1988)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.w.), Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  3. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  4. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  5. Palmer, E. J. 1925. Synopsis of North American Crataegi J. Arnold Arbor. 6:53.
  6. Phipps, J. B. 1988. Crataegus (Maloideae, Rosaceae) of the southeastern United States, I. Intrduction and series Aestivales J. Arnold Arbor. 69:426.

Check other web resources for Crataegus opaca Hook. & Arn. :

  • 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 Crataegus opaca 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=313708. Accessed 15 December 2018.