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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. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 56 (39 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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 (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/rhco.htm), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Anacardiaceae&GenusID=Rhus&SpeciesID=copallinum), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba (w.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:194.
  3. Dayton, W. A. 1952. Some notes on United States tree names (Rhodora) 54:79.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  9. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  14. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  15. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31681. Accessed 11 December 2018.