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Taxon: Cladrastis kentukea (Dum. Cours.) Rudd

 
Genus: Cladrastis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 50020
Place of publication: Phytologia 21:327. 1971 "kentuckea"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-May-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 (7 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as C. lutea); ornamental (as C. lutea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/clke.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (w.-c.), Arkansas, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina (n.w.), Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Cladrastis&SpeciesID=lutea)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Andrews, S. 1999. Notes from the RHS Nomenclature Panel: 2. Cladrastis kentukea, the correct name for C. lutea, the yellowwood (New Plantsman) 6:99-100.
  3. Duly, M. L. & M. A. Vincent 2003. A synopsis of the genus Cladrastis (Leguminosae) (Rhodora) 105:221-226.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Isely, D. 1981. Leguminosae of the United States. III. Subfamily Papilionoideae: tribes Sophoreae, Podalyrieae, and Loteae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(3):21.
  7. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  8. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  9. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  10. Robertson, K. R. 1977. Cladrastis: the yellow-woods Arnoldia (Jamaica Plain) 37:137-150.
  11. Spongberg, S. A. & J.-S. Ma 1997. Cladrastis (Leguminosae subfamily Faboideae tribe Sophoreae): a historic and taxonomic overview Int. Dendrol. Soc. Year Book 27-35.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Yakovlev, G. P. 1975. Rody triby Sophoreae (Bronn) DC. (sem. Fabaceae) flory SSR (Tribus Sophoreae (Bronn) DC. (Fabaceae) genera florae URSS) Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 12:227.

Check other web resources for Cladrastis kentukea (Dum. Cours.) Rudd :

  • 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
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cladrastis kentukea 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=50020. Accessed 21 January 2019.