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Taxon: Gaylussacia dumosa (Andrews) A. Gray

 
Genus: Gaylussacia
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Vaccinieae
Nomen number: 319642
Place of publication: Mem Amer. Acad. Arts ser. 2, 3:50. 1846 (J. Torrey & A. Gray in A. Gray, Manual 259. 1848)
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature, where Gray, in using the name G. dumosa, indicated that it and some other species "must be separated from Vaccinium", providing an indirect reference to the basionym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 41.3)
Name Verified on: 21-Jan-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • dwarf huckleberry  (Source: Castanea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (s.e.), Pennsylvania (s.e.), Rhode Island, West Virginia (Raleigh Co.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Delaware, Florida (n.), Georgia (s.), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi (s.), North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:217.
  2. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle
  3. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  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)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 61:135.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  12. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  13. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  14. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  15. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  16. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  17. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Gaylussacia&SpeciesID=dumosa target='_blank'
  18. Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida

Check other web resources for Gaylussacia dumosa (Andrews) A. Gray :

  • 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 Gaylussacia dumosa 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=319642. Accessed 20 July 2019.