New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Aronia

Aronia melanocarpa Aronia arbutifolia

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Nomenclature

Aronia Medik., Philos. Bot. 1: 140, 155. 1789, nom. cons. Adenorachis (DC.) Nieuwl., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 93. 1915, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Aronia arbutifolia (L.) Pers.

List of Aronia Species

References to Aronia

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  • Britton, Nathaniel L. 1918. Aronia arbutifolia. Addisonia 3: 33.
  • Challice, J. S. 1981. Chemotaxonomic studies in the family Rosaceae and the evolutionary origins of the subfamily Maloideae. Preslia 53(4): 289-304. (Chech summary)
  • Dandy, J. E. 1969. Nomina conservanda proposita (272) 3338 pars. Aronia Medikus. Taxon 18: 467.
  • Davis, W. T. 1904. The ripening of the fruit of chokeberries. Proc. Nat. Sci. Assoc. Staten Island 9: 32.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1947. Minor transfers in Pyrus. Rhodora 49(585): 229-33.
  • Guo, W. et.al. 2011. A phylogeny of Photinia sensu lato (Rosaceae) and related genera based on nrITS and cpDNA analysis. Pl. Syst. Evol. 291: 91-102.
  • Hall, I. V.; Wood, G. W.; Jackson, L. P. 1979. The Biology of Canadian weeds. 30. Pyrus melanocarpa Willd. In: The Biology of Canadian weeds. Contributions 1-32. Biosystematics Research Institute, Ottawa. , 348-53 pages. (Publication 1693)
  • Hardin, J. W. 1973. The enigmatic chokeberries (Aronia, Rosaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 100: 178-184.
  • Hooker, W. J. 1838. Pyrus arbutifolia. Arbutus-leaved Aronia. Bot. Mag. 65: pl. 3668.
  • McIninch, S. M.; Garbisch, E. W.; Biggs, D. 1994. The benefits of wet-acclimating woody wetland plant species. Wetland Journal 6: 19-23.
  • McLean, F. T. 1933. Torrey Botanical Club, Meeting of October 19, 1932. Torreya 33: 21-4.
  • McVaugh, R. 1971. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: conservation of generic names: 14. Proposal 272. [3338 pars] Aronia Medikus. Taxon 20(2-3): 386.
  • Mitchell, C. C.; Niering, William A. 1993. Vegetation change in a topogenic bog following beaver flooding. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 120(2): 136-47.
  • Paratley, R. D. 1986. Vegetation-environment relations in a conifer swamp in central New York. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 113: 357-371.
  • Phipps, J. B.; Robertson, K. R.; Rohrer, J. R.; Smith, P. G. 1991. Origins and evolution of subfam. Maloideae (Rosaceae). Syst. Bot. 16: 303-32.
  • Phipps, J. B.; Smith, P. G.; Rohrer, J. R. 1990. A checklist of the subfamily Maloideae (Rosaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 68: 2209-69. (French summary)
  • Robertson, K. R.; Phipps, J. B.; Rohrer, J. R.; Smith, P. G. 1991. A synopsis of genera in Maloideae (Rosaceae). Syst. Bot. 16: 376-94.
  • Robinson, B. L. 1908. Notes on the vascular plants of the northeastern United States. Rhodora 10: 29-35.
  • Rohrer, J. R.; Robertson, K. R.; Phipps, J. B. 1991. Variation in structure among fruits of Maloideae (Rosaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 78: 1617-35.
  • Rossell, I. M.; Kesgen, J. M. 2003. The distribution and fruiting of red and black chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia and A. melanocarpa) in a southern Appalachian fen. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 202-205.
  • Sargent, C. S. 1890. Pyrus arbutifolia. Gard. & Forest 3: 416-7.
  • Small, E. 1976. Insect pollinators of the Mer Bleue peat bog of Ottawa. Canad. Field-Naturalist 90: 22-28.
  • Stapf, O. 1925. Aronia melanocarpa. Bot. Mag. 150: pl. 9052.
  • Sterling, C. 1965. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Rosaceae. V. Pomoideae: Amelanchier, Aronia, Malacomeles, Malus, Peraphyllum, Pyrus, Sorbus. Amer. J. Bot. 52: 418-26.
  • Uttal, L. J. 1984. Nomenclatural changes, lectotypification and comments in Aronia Medikus (Rosaceae). Sida 10(3): 199-202.