New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Halesia

Halesia carolina

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Last Modified 01/24/2012

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Nomenclature

Halesia J. Ellis ex L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, v. 2. 1041, 1044, 1369. 1759, nom. cons. Hillia Boehm. in Ludw., Def. Gen. ed. 3. 71. 1760, nom. illeg. (Art. 53.1). Mohria Britton, Gard. & Forest 6: 434. 1893, nom. illeg. (Art. 53.1). Carlomohria Greene, Erythea 1: 236. 1893, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). Mohrodendron Britton, Gard. & Forest 6: 463. 1893, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Halesia carolina L.

List of Halesia Species

References to Halesia

  • Barden, L. S. 1983. Size, age, and growth rate of trees in canopy gaps of a cove hardwood forest in the southern Appalachians. Castanea 48: 19-23.
  • Britton, Nathaniel L. 1893. The use of the generic name Halesia. Gard. & Forest 6: 433-4.
  • Britton, Nathaniel L. 1893. The generic name of the silverbell trees. Gard. & Forest 6: 463.
  • Chester, E. W. 1967. Halesia carolina L. in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Rhodora 69: 380-2.
  • Chester, E. W. 1966. A biosystematic study of the genus Halesia Ellis (Styracaceae). Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville,
  • Fritsch, P. W.; Lucas, S. D. 2000. Clinal variation in the Halesia carolina complex (Styracaceae). Syst. Bot. 25: 197-210.
  • Giersbach, J.; Barton, L. V. 1932. Germination of seeds of the silverbell, Halesia carolina. Contr. Boyce Thompson Inst. Pl. Res. 4: 27-37.
  • Godfrey, R. K. 1958. Some identities in Halesia (Styracaceae). Rhodora 60: 86-8.
  • Little, E. L. 1944. Nomina conservanda proposals for ten genera of trees and shrubs. Madrono 7: 240-51.
  • Reveal, J. L.; Seldin, M. J. 1976. On the identity of Halesia carolina L. (Styracaceae). Taxon 25: 123-40.
  • Sargent, C. S. 1894. Mohrodendron. Silva N. Am. 6: 19-24.
  • Sargent, C. S. 1921. Notes on North American trees. VIII. J. Arnold Arbor 2: 164-174.
  • Wood, C. E.; Channell, R. B. 1960. The genera of the Ebenales in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 41: 1-35.
  • Yetter, T. C.; Runkle, J. R. 1986. Height growth rates of canopy tree species in southern Appalachian gaps. Castanea 51: 157-67.