Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch

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Carya illinoinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Tiger Kloof, Mutare

Carya illinoinensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Tiger Kloof, Mutare

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Synonyms: Juglans illinoinensis Wangenh.
Common names: Pecan (English)
Frequency: A rare and uncertain escape
Status: Introduced
Description:
Medium to large tree to 50 m. Leaflets 11-17, acuminate, serrate. Fruits up to 8 cm, oblong, smooth, brown, thin-shelled.
Notes: Doubtfully included on the basis of a record from Tiger Kloof in Mutare, an area of dense riverine scrub and forest, including many other escaped and naturalised exotic species. However, it is not unlikely that this specimen is a relic of old cultivation.
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Worldwide distribution: USA southwards to Mexico
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Images last updated: Wednesday 22 March 2006
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Carya illinoinensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Carya illinoinensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Carya illinoinensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Carya illinoinensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Carya illinoinensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Carya illinoinensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Carya illinoinensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Carya illinoinensis
iNaturalist: Carya illinoinensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Carya illinoinensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Carya illinoinensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Carya illinoinensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Carya illinoinensis
Plants of the World Online: Carya illinoinensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Carya illinoinensis
Tropicos: Carya illinoinensis
Wikipedia: Carya illinoinensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Carya illinoinensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164060, retrieved 6 December 2019

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