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Taxon: Torreya grandis Fortune ex Lindl.

 
Genus: Torreya
Family: Taxaceae
Nomen number: 36765
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. 1857:788. 1857
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32026961
Comment: Lindley provided the validating description (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.5)
Name Verified on: 09-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Nov-2018
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chinese nutmeg-yew  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Chinese torreya  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • grand torreya  (Source: Bot Rev) - English
  • tall torreya  (Source: Bot Rev) - English
  • (榧树 fei shu)  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14; F NAmer)
  • Human food: seeds

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Cope, E. A. 1998. Taxaceae: the genera and cultivated species Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 64:315.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  12. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  13. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Torreya grandis Fortune ex Lindl. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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 Torreya grandis 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=36765. Accessed 20 November 2018.