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Taxon: Ilex decidua Walter

Genus: Ilex
Family: Aquifoliaceae.
Nomen number: 19700
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 241. 1788
Name verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • possom-haw holly   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • possum haw   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • sommergrüne Winterbeere   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:197.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Galle, F. C. 1997. Hollies. The genus Ilex.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
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Check other web resources for Ilex decidua Walter:

  • 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 Ilex decidua 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:

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

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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?19700 (22 October 2014)

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