Genus: Chionanthus D. Royen

Family: Oleaceae
Genus number: 2476
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 43 (31 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • genus should be masculine, despite L.'s original usage of C. virginica, fide Shenzhen ICN Art. 62.2c
  • • authorship fide W. Greuter (pers. comm. via E-mail on 8 Oct 2011)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:

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  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Chionanthus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 16 July 2019.