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Torreya taxifolia  Arn.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 194890

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tumion taxifolium (Arn.) Greene
 
  Common Name(s): Florida nutmeg [English]
 
    Florida torreya [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassPinopsida  – conifers  
                      SubclassPinidae   
                         OrderPinales  – pines  
                            FamilyTaxaceae  – yews  
                               GenusTorreya Arn. – torreya  
                                  SpeciesTorreya taxifolia Arn. – Florida nutmeg, Florida torreya  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Gymnosperms of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Torreya taxifolia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Torreya taxifolia   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Torreya taxifolia   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Torreya taxifolia   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule to Determine Torreya taxifolia (Florida torreya) to be an Edangered Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 49, no. 15   
  Page(s): 2783-2786   
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  Reference for: Torreya taxifolia, Florida torreya [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 49, Number 15, Pages 2783 - 2786, January 23, 1984  
 

 

   


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