Genus: Ptelea

Ptelea trifoliata
Ptelea trifoliata   L.  -  Hop-tree
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Ptelea L., Sp. Pl. 1: 118. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 54. 1754. Belluccia Adans., Fam. 2: 344, 525. 1763, nom. rej. Dodonaea Boehm. in Ludw., Def. Gen. ed. 3. 212. 1760, nom. illeg. (Art. 53.1). Taravalia Greene, Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 222. 1906, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). LECTOTYPE: Ptelea trifoliata L. Wilson (1911).

List of Ptelea Species

References to Ptelea

  • Ambrose, J. D.; Kevan, P. G.; Gadawski, R. M. 1985. Hop tree (Ptelea trifoliata) in Canada: population and reproductive biology of a rare species. Canad. J. Bot. 63: 1928-1935.
  • Bailey, H. E.; Bailey, V. L. 1965. Phylogenetic studies on the genus Ptelea (Rutaceae). Chromatography as an aid to clarification of taxonomic relationships between varieties of Ptelea trifoliata subsp. angustifolia and subsp. pallida. Lloydia 28: 27-43.
  • Bailey, V. L. 1960. Historical review of Ptelea trifoliata in botanical and medical literature. Econ. Bot. 14: 180-8.
  • Bailey, V. L. 1962. Revision of the genus Ptelea (Rutaceae). Brittonia 14: 1-45.
  • Bailey, V. L.; Herlin, S. B.; Bailey, H. E. 1971. Ptelea trifoliata ssp. trifoliata (Rutaceae) in deciduous forest regions of eastern North America. Brittonia 22(4): 346-58.
  • Bruckner, C. 1991. Fruchtanatomische Studien an Dictamnus albus L., Zanthoxylem simulans Hance, Ptelea trifoliata L. und Ruta graveolens L. (Rutaceae). Feddes Repert. 102(7-8): 541-70. (In German; English summary)
  • Dreyer, D. L. 1969. Coumarins and alkaloids of the genus Ptelea. Phytochemistry 8: 1013-20.
  • Guerra, M. D. S. 1984. New chromosome numbers in Rutaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 146: 13-30.
  • Gut, B. J. 1966. Beitrage zur Morphologie des Gynoeceums und der Blutenachse einiger Rutaceen. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 85: 151-247. (In German, English summary)
  • Harris, J. A. 1911. Teratological fruits of Ptelea. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 38: 385-7.
  • Kowalska, M. 1963. Alkaloids in leaves and roots of Ptelea trifoliata. Acta Polon. Pharm. 20: 458.
  • McLeod, K. W.; Murphy, P. G. 1977. Establishment of Ptelea trifoliata on Lake Michigan sand dunes. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 97: 350-62.
  • McLeod, K. W.; Murphy, P. G. 1977. Germination ecology of Ptelea trifoliata. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 97: 363-72.
  • McLeod, K. W.; Murphy, P. G. 1983. Factors affecting growth of Ptelea trifoliata seedlings. Canad. J. Bot. 61: 2410-5.
  • Mooken, J. D.; Bailey, V. L.; Bailey, H. E. 1969. Occurrence of furoquinoline alkaloids in Ptelea trifoliata. Lloydia 32: 526-7.
  • Mulvey, R. K.; Zalewski, C. J. 1969. Kokusaginine: plant sources and its isolation from Ptelea trifoliata root bark. Econ. Bot. 23: 75-81.
  • Potter, O. F. 1866. Medicinal uses of Ptelea trifoliata. The Medical Reporter. St. Louis, Missouri 1: 19-20.
  • Robertson, C. 1896. Flowers and insects. XVII. Bot. Gaz. 22: 154-65.
  • Schroeder, E. M. 1937. Germination of fruits of Ptelea species. Contr. Boyce Thompson Inst. Pl. Res. 8: 355-9.
  • Wilson, P. 1911. Notes on Rutaceae- V. Species characters in Ptelea and Taravalia. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 38: 295-7.