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Taxon: Rhus copallinum L.

 
Genus: Rhus
Family: Anacardiaceae
Subfamily: Anacardioideae
Nomen number: 31681
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:266. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: specific epithet published consistently as a noun ("Copallinum") by Linnaeus (in Sp. pl. ed. 1, ed. 2; Syst. nat. ed. 10.) and retains its 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: 23-Feb-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 62 (44 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (s.w.), Massachusetts, Michigan (s. & c.), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (s.e.), Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (w.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:194. Note: lists as "copallina"
  2. Dayton, W. A. 1952. Some notes on United States tree names. Rhodora 54:79. Note: advocates treatment of "Copallinum" as typographic error, correctible to "copallina"
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: lists as "copallina"
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as "copallina"
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) Note: lists as "copallina"
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption Note: lists as "copallina"
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as "copallina"
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: lists as "copallina"
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as "copallina"
  12. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: lists as "copallina"
  13. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. Note: lists as "copallina"
  14. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: lists as "copallina"
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Anacardiaceae&GenusID=Rhus&SpeciesID=copallinum target='_blank'
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  17. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Rhus copallinum 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
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31681. Accessed 21 November 2019.