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Taxon: Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq.

Genus: Casuarina
Family: Casuarinaceae.
Nomen number: 9548
Place of publication: Revisio critica Casuarinarum 56, t. 6A. 1848
Name verified on: 04-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • beefwood   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English
  • creek-oak   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • fire-oak   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • river she-oak   (Source: Midgley 1983) – English
  • river-oak   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • kasuarisboom   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • casuarina   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pinheiro-australiano   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [e.], Northern Territory [n.], Queensland [e.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Anderson, R. 1968. The trees of New South Wales.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Bentham, G. 1863–1878. Flora australiensis. 198.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Burbidge, N. T. & M. Gray. 1970. Flora of the Australian Capital Territory.
  • Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Guillaumin, A. 1948. Flore analytique et synoptique de la Nouvelle-Caledonie.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Midgley, S. J. et al., eds. 1983. Casuarina ecology, management & utilization. 26, 27, 285.
  • Nasir, S. M. & M. Athar. 1998. Fuelwood as an energy source. Phytologia 85:106.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
More:

Check other web resources for Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9548 (02 September 2014)

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