Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08959 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
MeliaceaeMeliaceaeMeliaceae  
Species Melia azedarach L.
Common name   Chinaberrytree
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3261  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 16 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Castle Cliff area, along Old Highway 91;
     Elev.: 3709 ft. (1131 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing, bouldery slope, rocky soil; desert shrub community; 
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 37° 3'  57" N, 113° 53'  16" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes CULTIVATED. 

Taxonomy


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
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08959s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04292s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" same section
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 81 ft. SE
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1865 ft. E
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 81 ft. SE
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 313 ft. S
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 81 ft. SE
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 162 ft. W
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
05275 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 313 ft. S
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 521 ft. W
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  313 ft. S
14808 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 2593 ft. NW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 81 ft. SE
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 517 ft. S
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert pepperweed" 313 ft. S
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     same section
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 2527 ft. E
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 517 ft. S
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 313 ft. S
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 81 ft. SE
02667 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SE
08385 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" 1.7 mi. SE
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1554 ft. SE
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1865 ft. E
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 313 ft. S
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.7 mi. SE
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2603 ft. E
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1865 ft. E
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 521 ft. W
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 583 ft. E 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 

Links

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Melia+azedarach

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