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Taxon: Callicarpa americana L.

 
Genus: Callicarpa
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Nomen number: 8516
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:111. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 22 (18 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American beauty-berry  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • beauty-berry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • French-mulberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14; Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri, Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/caam2.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3546), Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Verbenaceae&GenusID=Callicarpa&SpeciesID=americana), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  2. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:232.
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  14. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  15. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and surrounding areas. (F Carol Virg Georg)

Check other web resources for Callicarpa americana L. :

  • 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 Callicarpa americana 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=8516. Accessed 15 November 2018.