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Taxon: Frangula purshiana (DC.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Frangula
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 403169
Place of publication: J. G. Cooper, Pacif. Railr. Rep. 12(2,2):57. 1860 (Bot. Rep., Expl. Miss. Riv. Pac. Ocean)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Rhamnus purshiana; Lampe & McCann, as Rhamnus purshiana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (n.), Montana (w.), Oregon (w.), Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.)]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Rhamnus
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Rhamnus
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. Note: = Rhamnus purshiana DC.
  8. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) Note: = Rhamnus
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 Note: = Rhamnus
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Rhamnus purshiana DC.
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Rhamnus purshianus
  15. Sawyer, J. O. et al. 2007. A new subspecies and new combination in Frangula purshiana (Rhamnaceae) from the Sierra Nevada, Plumas County, California. Madroño 54:172-174.
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Frangula purshiana (DC.) 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
  • 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.

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=403169. Accessed 17 August 2019.