Genus: Broussonetia

Broussonetia papyrifera
Broussonetia papyrifera   (L.) L¥HÈr ex Vent.  -  Paper Mulberry
Photo © by Steven Clemants
Taken in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY, 1996.

By Katherine Gould, Angela Steward

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Broussonetia L'Hér. ex Vent., Tabl. Règn. Vég. 3: 547. 1799, nom. cons. Papyrius Lam. ex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 629. 1891, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent.

List of Broussonetia Species

References to Broussonetia

  • Bowden, W. M. 1940. Diploidy, polyploidy, and winter hardiness relationships in the flowering plants. Amer. J. Bot. 27: 357-71.
  • Duke, J. A.; Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal plants of China. 2 Vols. Reference Publications, Algonac, MI. , 705 pages.
  • Hans, A. S. 1972. Cytomorphology of arborescent Moraceae. J. Arnold Arbor. 53: 216-25.
  • Hardin, J. W. 1981. Atlas of foliar surface features in woody plants, II. Broussonetia, Morus, and Maclura of North America. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 108: 338-46.
  • Isenberg, I. H. 1956. Papermaking fibers. Econ. Bot. 10(2): 176-93.
  • Jennings, O. E. 1920. The paper mulberry (Broussonetia), an "artillery plant". Torreya 20: 52-3.
  • Kim, M.; Zavada, M. S. 1993. Pollen morphology of Broussonetia (Moraceae). Grana Palynol. 32: 327-9.
  • Mitchell, R. S. (eds.) (1988): 1988. Platanaceae through Myricaceae of New York State. New York State Museum Bull. No. 464. The University of the State of New York, the State Education Department, Albany. , 98 pages.