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Taxon: Casuarina equisetifolia L.

Genus: Casuarina
Family: Casuarinaceae.
Nomen number: 9553
Place of publication: Amoen. acad. 4:143. 1759 "equisefolia" (J. R. Forster & G. Forster, Char. gen. pl. 104, t. 52. 1776)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: see Friis (1980) for citation; Linnaeus's diagnosis, under the name Casuarina litorea, appears on p. 123
Name verified on: 12-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Feb-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 2 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.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [n.e.], Queensland [n. & e.]
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Vanuatu

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
    Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Midway Islands; United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    Southwestern Pacific: Nauru; Niue; Samoa; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Bentham, G. 1863–1878. Flora australiensis.
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Pp. 255–267 in: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • 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.
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 11:86.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Friis, I. 1980. The authority and date of publication of the genus Casuarina and its type species. Taxon 29:500.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1989. Flora of Australia. 3:104.
  • 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.
  • Ho, K. Y. et al. 2002. An assessment of DNA polymorphisms and genetic relationships of Casuarina equisetifolia using RAPD markers. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 43:93–98.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  • Nasir, S. M. & M. Athar. 1998. Fuelwood as an energy source. Phytologia 85:106.
  • National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production.
  • Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Check other web resources for Casuarina equisetifolia 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
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

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  • 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?9553 (22 November 2014)

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