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Taxon: Pyrola rotundifolia L. var. americana (Sweet) Fernald

 
Genus: Pyrola
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Monotropoideae
Tribe: Pyroleae
Nomen number: 407190
Place of publication: Rhodora 22:122. 1920
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • American wintergreen  (Source: PLANTS) - English
  • wild lily-of-the-valley  (Source: Castanea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Pyrola americana; F NE US, as Pyrola americana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


References:

  1. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  2. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Pyrola americana
  3. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 61:109.
  4. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. Note: = Pyrola americana
  5. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  6. USDA, NRCS. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service's PLANTS database (on-line resource). Note: = Pyrola americana

Check other web resources for Pyrola rotundifolia L. var. americana (Sweet) Fernald :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=407190. Accessed 7 August 2020.