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Taxon: Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray

 
Genus: Cercocarpus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Dryadoideae
Tribe: Cercocarpeae
Nomen number: 9950
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:427. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 39 (33 active, 27 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • curl-leaf mountain-mahogany  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w.), Idaho, Montana (s. & w.), Oregon (e.), Washington (s.e.), Wyoming (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. CalFlora Database Project. CalFlora: a botanical resource for California on the internet (on-line resource).
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  7. Martin, F. L. 1950. A revision of Cercocarpus. Brittonia 7:107.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  9. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.

Check other web resources for Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt. ex Torr. & 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
  • 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

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=9950. Accessed 14 November 2019.