Genus: Nemopanthus

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/03/2013

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Ilicioides Dum.Cours., Bot. Cult. 4: 27, t. 4. 1802, nom. rej. Iliciodes Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 113. 1891. TYPE: Not designated.

Nemopanthus Raf., Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 4: 357. 1819 (also spelled “Nemopanthes”), nom. cons. TYPE: Nemopanthus fascicularis Raf., nom. illeg. (=Nemopanthus canadensis (Michx.) A. DC.).

List of Nemopanthus Species

References to Nemopanthus

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  • Baas, P. 1973. The wood anatomical range in Ilex (Aquifoliaceae) and its ecological and phylogenetic significance. Blumea 21: 193-258.
  • Briquet, J. 1935. Nemopanthus Raf. In: Appendix III. Nomina generica conservanda. International Rules of Botanical Nomenclature. 3 ed. Gustav Fisher, Jena, Germany. ,
  • Fernald, M. L. 1945. Minor forms and transfers. Rhodora 47(556): 144.
  • Hall, B. A. 1947. The floral anatomy of the Aceraceae and some related families. Ph.D. Dissertation Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY25 plates + 82 p.
  • Lamont, E. 1992. Mountain holly on Long Island. Long Island Botanical Society Newsletter 2: 5.
  • LeBlanc, C. M.; Leopold, D. J. 1992. Demography and age structure of a central New York shrub-carr 94 years after fire. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 119: 50-64.
  • Loesner, T. 1919. Uber die Aquifoliaceen, besonders uber Ilex. Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 28: 1-66. (In German)
  • Powell, M. 2000. The mountain holly (Nemopanthus mucronatus: Aquifoliaceae) revisited with molecular data. Kew Bull. 55: 341-347.
  • Schultz, J.; Beyer, P.; Williams, J. 2001. Propagation protocol for production of container Nemopanthus mucronatus (L.) Loes plants; Hiawatha National Forest, Marquette, Michigan. (
  • Small, E. 1976. Insect pollinators of the Mer Bleue peat bog of Ottawa. Canad. Field-Naturalist 90: 22-28.