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Tilia americana  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21536

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tilia caroliniana Mill.
    Tilia heterophylla Vent.
    Tilia pubescens Aiton
    Tilia australis Small
    Tilia eburnea Ashe
    Tilia floridana Small
    Tilia georgiana Sarg.
    Tilia glabra Vent.
    Tilia lasioclada Sarg.
    Tilia leptophylla (Vent.) Small
    Tilia leucocarpa Ashe
    Tilia littoralis Sarg.
    Tilia michauxii Nutt. ex Sarg.
    Tilia monticola Sarg.
    Tilia neglecta Spach
    Tilia palmeri F.C. Gates
    Tilia porracea Ashe
    Tilia truncata Spach
    Tilia venulosa Sarg.
    Tilia americana var. americana L.
    Tilia americana var. caroliniana (Mill.) Castigl.
    Tilia americana var. heterophylla (Vent.) Louden
    Tilia americana var. neglecta (Spach) Fosberg
    Tilia caroliniana var. rhoophila Sarg.
    Tilia floridana var. hypoleuca Sarg.
    Tilia floridana var. oblongifolia Sarg.
    Tilia heterophylla var. michauxii (Nutt.) Sarg.
    Tilia leucocarpa var. brevipedunculata (Sarg.) Ashe
    Tilia X stellata Hartig
    Tilia caroliniana ssp. floridana (Sm.) A.E. Murray
    Tilia caroliniana ssp. heterophylla (Vent.) Pigott
    Tilia caroliniana ssp. occidentalis (Rose) Pigott
  Common Name(s): American basswood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
                               GenusTilia L. – basswood, lime tree, linden, tilleul  
                                  SpeciesTilia americana L. – American basswood  

  Expert: Laurence J. Dorr  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Tilia americana    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Tilia americana   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tilia americana   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tilia americana   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tilia americana   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae   
  Page(s): 496   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534027-2   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Tilia americana   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native & Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  






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