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Taxon: Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott

 
Genus: Aronia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 4247
Place of publication: Sketch bot. S. Carolina 1:557. 1821
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 59 (52 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Prince Edward Island, Québec (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (n.e.), Minnesota (e.), Missouri (Stoddard Co.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.), Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland (w.), North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


    Cultivated



    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary, Slovakia


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. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland Note: = Pyrus melanocarpa (Michx.) Willd.
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  4. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  5. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  10. Hardin, J. W. 1973. The enigmatic chokeberries (Aronia, Rosaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 100:178-184.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Jones, R. L. 2005. Plant life of Kentucky: an illustrated guide to the vascular flora.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  15. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants
  16. Obae, S. G. et al. 2017. Microsatellite markers for Aronia melanocarpa (black chokeberry) and their transferability to other Aronia species. HortScience 52:20-23.
  17. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: = Sorbus melanocarpa (Michx.) C. K. Schneid.
  21. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  22. Robertson, K. R. et al. 1991. A synopsis of genera in Maloideae (Rosaceae). Syst. Bot. 16:391. Note: = Photinia melanocarpa (Michx.) K. R. Robertson & J. B. Phipps
  23. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Pyrus arbutifolia var. nigra Willd.
  24. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England. Note: = Aronia arbutifolia var. nigra (Willd.) Seymour
  25. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas Note: lists as Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) C. K. Schneid.; = Pyrus melanocarpa (Michx.) Willd.
  26. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. Note: = Pyrus melanocarpa (Michx.) Willd.
  27. Uttal, L. J. 1984. Nomenclatorial changes, lectotypification, and comments in Aronia Medikus (Rosaceae). Sida 10:199-202.
  28. Virginia Botanical Associates. Digital atlas of the Virginia flora (on-line resource).
  29. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora. Note: = Aronia prunifolia (Marshall) Rehder
  30. Weakley, A. S. 2007. Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and surrounding areas.
  31. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  32. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  33. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rosaceae&GenusID=Aronia&SpeciesID=melanocarpa target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Aronia melanocarpa 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=4247. Accessed 16 July 2019.