Liquidambar styraciflua

Species:Liquidambar styraciflua L.
Common Name:SWEETGUM
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FAC (NWPL), T (WAP)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Liquidambar
Species Liquidambar styraciflua L. - SWEETGUM


Citation LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 999. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 1134.1). Lectotypified by Wijnands, Bot. Commelins 109. 1983.

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Alachua FLAS  
Baker USF  
Bay FSU  
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Calhoun USF  
Charlotte USF  
Citrus USF  
Clay USF  
Columbia FLAS  
DeSoto USF  
Dixie USF  
Duval FLAS  
Escambia FLAS  
Flagler USF  
Franklin FSU  
Gadsden USF  
Gilchrist USF  
Gulf USF  
Hamilton USF  
Hardee USF  
Hendry USF  
Hernando USF  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Holmes FSU  
Jackson FLAS  
Jefferson FLAS  
Lafayette USF  
Lake USF  
Leon USF  
Levy USF  
Liberty FLAS  
Madison FLAS  
Manatee USF  
Marion USF  
Martin USF  
Nassau FLAS  
Okaloosa FLAS  
Okeechobee FLAS  
Orange USF  
Osceola USF  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam FLAS  
Santa Rosa FSU  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns FLAS  
Sumter USF  
Suwannee USF  
Taylor USF  
Union USF  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla FLAS  
Walton FLAS  
Washington FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Liquidambar barbata Liquidambar barbata Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 4: 332. 1812, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Liquidambar styraciflua Linnaeus 1753. 
Liquidambar gummifera Liquidambar gummifera Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 393. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Liquidambar styraciflua Linnaeus 1753. 
Liquidambar tuberculata Liquidambar tuberculata Silba, J. Int. Conifer Preserv. Soc. 22(1): 27. 2015. TYPE: FLORIDA: Volusia Co.: Near Nova Road and Herbert Avenue, Port Orange, s.d., Silba 995 (holotype: NY).
Liquidambar styraciflua forma pendula Liquidambar styraciflua Linnaeus, forma pendula Rehder, J. Arnold Arbor. 20: 93. 1939. TYPE: ARKANSAS: Polk Co.: Near Hatton, 9 Oct 1938, Crawford s.n. (holotype: A).
Liquidambar styraciflua forma rotundiloba Liquidambar styraciflua Linnaeus, forma rotundiloba Rehder, J. Arnold Arbor. 12: 70. 1931. TYPE: NORTH CAROLINA: Moore Co.: Near Pinehurst, 15 Sep 1930, Wicker s.n. (holotype: A?).
Liquidambar styraciflua forma suberosa Liquidambar styraciflua Linnaeus, forma suberosa Schwerin, Mitt. Deutsch. Dendrol. Ges. 45: 390, pl. 52. 1933.