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Taxon: Halesia carolina L.

Genus: Halesia
Family: Styracaceae.
Nomen number: 18215
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1044. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: non Halesia carolina auct. (= H. tetraptera J. Ellis)
Name verified on: 12-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 106 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.


Common names:

  • Carolina silverbell   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Florida silverbell   (Source: Trees US [as H. parviflora]) – English
  • little silverbell   (Source: Trees US [as H. parviflora]) – English
  • mountain silverbell   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • silverbell-tree   (Source: Taxon 25:123. 1976 [as H. tetraptera]) – English
  • snowdroptree   (Source: Taxon 25:123. 1976 [as H. tetraptera]) – English
  • snödroppsträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • storblommigt snödroppsträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Krussmann)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide AH 519)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Halesia carolina L.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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 Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Halesia carolina 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:

More:
  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?18215 (24 October 2014)

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