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Taxon: Nyssa aquatica L.

Genus: Nyssa
Family: Cornaceae subfamily: Nyssoideae. Also placed in: Nyssaceae
Nomen number: 25450
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1058. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 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:

  • swamp tupelo   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • tupelo-gum   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • water tupelo   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide Hortus 3)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide AH 519)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide AH 519)
  • Materials: fiber   (wood pulp and laminated wood, timber fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood   (wood pulp and laminated wood, timber fide AH 519)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Burckhalter, R. E. 1992. The genus Nyssa (Cornaceae) in North America: a revision. Sida 15:332.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:213.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
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Check other web resources for Nyssa aquatica 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nyssa aquatica 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?25450 (27 November 2014)

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