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Taxon: Torreya nucifera (L.) Siebold & Zucc.

Genus: Torreya
Family: Taxaceae.
Nomen number: 36767
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(3):232. 1846
Name verified on: 09-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Nov-2012
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F NAmer)
  • Human food: oil/fat   (edible seed fide F NAmer)
  • Human food: seeds   (edible seed fide F NAmer)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea, South - Cheju

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Torreya nucifera (L.) Siebold & Zucc.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Gymnosperm Database of Christopher J. Earle
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Torreya nucifera 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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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?36767 (19 September 2014)

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