Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04292 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Melia azedarach L.
Common name   Chinaberrytree
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 05 April 2000 
United States
Locality near Littlefield.
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 32° 23'  46" N, 114° 13'  37" W
Township Range T12S, R19W, Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Melia azedarach L.

     Melia azedarach var. umbraculifera Knox

Common Name(s): chinaberry, Chinaberry tree, Chinaberrytree, Indian lilac, lelah, paraiso, pride of India, white cedar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29024, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Meliaceae
                                    Genus: Melia
                                        Species: Melia azedarach


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04292s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Butler Mountains (Summit) Yuma County, AZ 1.3 mi. W 801  Cipriano Pass 
Davis Plain (Plain) Yuma County, AZ 6 mi. N 1345  Vopoki Ridge 
Vopoki Ridge (Ridge) Yuma County, AZ 6 mi. N 1345  Vopoki Ridge 
Spook Canyon (Valley) Yuma County, AZ 6.5 mi. N   Vopoki Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Melia azedarach  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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