Nyssa aquatica

Species:Nyssa aquatica L.
Status:Native, OBL (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Nyssa
Species Nyssa aquatica L. - WATER TUPELO


Citation NYSSA AQUATICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1058. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Clayton s.n. (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Reveal, Phytologia 71: 470. 1991.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Dixie FLAS  
Escambia Lit Lit: Burckhalter, Sida 15: 333. 1992.
Franklin FTG  
Gadsden Lit Lit: Burckhalter, Sida 15: 333. 1992.
Gulf USF  
Leon USF  
Levy FLAS  
Liberty Lit Lit: Burckhalter, Sida 15: 333. 1992.
Madison FLAS  
Nassau USF  
Okaloosa USF  
Santa Rosa UWFP  
Taylor FLAS  
Walton USF  
Washington Lit Lit: Burckhalter, Sida 15: 333. 1992.


– Denotes synonyms that are applicable to the state. Show these synonyms only

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bumelia denticulata Bumelia denticulata Rafinesque, New Fl. 3: 29. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: FLORIDA:
Nyssa denticulata Nyssa denticulata Aiton, Hort. Kew. 3: 446. 1789. TYPE: Without data (holotype: Catesby, Nat. Hist. Carolina 1: t. 60. 1730).
Nyssa palustris Nyssa palustris Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 175. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Nyssa denticulata Aiton 1789. 
Nyssa tomentosa Nyssa tomentosa Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 259. 1803, non Poiret 1798. TYPE: "ad amnem S. Mary et in Florida",
Nyssa uniflora Nyssa uniflora Wangenheim, Beytr. Teut. Forstwiss. 83, pl. 27(57). 1787.  
Streblina denticulata Streblina denticulata (Rafinesque) Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 75. 1840.BASIONYM: Bumelia denticulata Rafinesque 1838. 
Nyssa angulisans Nyssa angulisans Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 259. 1803.BASIONYM: Nyssa uniflora Walter 1788, non Wangenheim 1787. 
Nyssa candicans var. grandidentata Nyssa candicans Michaux, var. grandidentata (F. Michaux) D. J. Browne, Trees America 426. 1857.BASIONYM: Nyssa grandidentata F. Michaux 1812. 
Nyssa grandidentata Nyssa grandidentata F. Michaux, Hist. Arbr. Forest. 2: 252. 1812.  
Nyssa uniflora Nyssa uniflora Walter, Fl. Carol. 253. 1788, non Wangenheim 1787. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA: