Taxon profile


Nyssa Gronov. ex L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Cornales »  family Cornaceae »  subfamily Nyssoideae

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Nyssa aquatica L. - Water Tupelo
species Nyssa biflora Walt. - Swamp Tupelo
species Nyssa ogeche Bartr. ex Marsh. - Ogeechee Tupelo
species Nyssa sylvatica Marsh. - Blackgum

Nyssa sylvatica

species Nyssa ursina Small - Bear Tupelo
species Nyssa yunnanensis W.Q.Yin ex H.N.Qin & Phengklai

Fossil taxa

species Nyssa disseminata (Ludwig) Kirchheimer

Nyssa disseminata

species Nyssa haidingeri (Ettingsh.) Z. Kvaček & Bůžek
species Nyssa ornithobroma Ung.
Tertiary: Miocene

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Nyssa L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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