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Taxon: Clethra alnifolia L.

Genus: Clethra
Family: Clethraceae.
Nomen number: 10901
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:396. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 27-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Mar-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire [s.e.], New Jersey, New York [s.e.], Pennsylvania [e.], Rhode Island
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.], Delaware, Florida, Georgia [s.], Louisiana [s.], Maryland, Mississippi [s.], North Carolina [e.], South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:215.
  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
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Check other web resources for Clethra alnifolia 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Clethra alnifolia 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10901 (20 November 2014)

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