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Morella  Lour.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 500932

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): bayberry [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMyricaceae  – sweet gale  
                               GenusMorella Lour. – bayberry  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesMorella californica (Cham.) Wilbur – California wax myrtle 
                                  SpeciesMorella caroliniensis (Mill.) Small – evergreen bayberry, southern bayberry 
                                  SpeciesMorella cerifera (L.) Small – waxmyrtle, wax myrtle 
                                  SpeciesMorella cordifolia (L.) Killick – waxberry 
                                  SpeciesMorella faya (Aiton) Wilbur – firetree 
                                  SpeciesMorella pensylvanica (Mirb.) Kartesz – northern bayberry 
                                  SpeciesMorella rubra Lour. – red bayberry 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fagales 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: Morella   
  Source: Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, 2011, database (version 2005-)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Wagner, W. L., D. R. Herbst, and D. H. Lorence. 2005-. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website.   
  Reference for: Morella   
  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: Morella   
  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: Morella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Herbert, Jane   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: New combinations and new species in Morella (Myricaceae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Novon, vol. 15, no. 2   
  Page(s): 293-295   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-3177   
  Reference for: Morella   

 Geographic Information
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