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Taxon: Celtis laevigata Willd.

Genus: Celtis
Family: Cannabaceae. Also placed in: Celtidaceae Ulmaceae
Nomen number: 70160
Place of publication: Berlin. Baumz. ed. 2, 81. 1811
Name verified on: 22-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • southern hackberry   (Source: Wiegrefe, p.c.) – English
  • sugar hackberry   (Source: Wiegrefe, p.c.) – English
  • sugarberry   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • glattblättriger Zürgelbaum   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • palo blanco   (Source: F NAmer ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Wiegrefe, pers. comm. 1997)
  • Materials: wood   (timber fide Ency WTimber)
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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.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  • Godfrey, R. K. 1988. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • 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.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Wiegrefe, S. 1997. pers. comm. [re. common names].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Celtis laevigata Willd.:

  • 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 Celtis laevigata 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.

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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?70160 (19 April 2014)

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