Sources of Information

The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants. Volume I. Mark Catesby. Revised by Mr. Edwards of the Royal College of Physicians, London. Printed in London 1754. (Second Edition). Courtesy of the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture.

The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants. Volume II. Mark Catesby. Revised by Mr. Edwards of the Royal College of Physicians, London. Printed in London 1754. (Second Edition). Courtesy of the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture.

The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. Containing two hundred and twenty figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants by the late Mark Catesby, F.R.S with an introduction by George Frick and notes by Joseph Ewan. 1974. The Beehive Press - Savannah - Georgia. (This includes the text from the Third Edition, which was revised by Mr. Edwards of the Royal College of Physicians, London. "To the whole is now added a Linnaen Index of the Animals and Plants." Printed for Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleetstreet, 1771.)

The modern names for Catesby's plants. Howard, Richard. A. and Staples, George W. 1983. J. Arnold Arbor 64:511–546.

Identification of the plants illustrated and described in Catesby's Natural History of the Carolinas, Florida, and the Bahamas. Wilbur, Robert. L. 1990. Sida 14:29–48.

Identification of the Plant and Associated Animal Images in Catesby's Natural History, with Nomenclatural Notes and Comments. Reveal, James L. 2009. Rhodora 111(947): 273-388.

The discovery and naming of the genus Nyssa. Eyde, Richard H. 1959. Rhodora 61: 209-230

Volume 1: Species Plantarum :exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas... by Carl Linnaeus. Published: Holmiae : Impensis Laurentii Salvii, 1753. Courtesy of Botanicus, a Web-based encyclopedia of digitized historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

Volume 2: Species Plantarum :exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas... by Carl Linnaeus. Published: Holmiae : Impensis Laurentii Salvii, 1753. Courtesy of Botanicus, a Web-based encyclopedia of digitized historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

The International Plant Names Index (2008). Published on the Internet www.ipni.org [accessed November 2009].

The Bahama Flora by Nathaniel Lord Britton and Charles Frederick Millspaugh published in New York in 1920, courtesy of Google Books.

Bisby FA, Roskov YR, Orrell TM, Nicolson D, Paglinawan LE, Bailly N, Kirk PM, Bourgoin T, van Hertum J, eds (2008). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist. Digital resource. Species 2000: Reading, U.K.

The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of The Natural History Museum. London.

The Integrated Taxonomic Information System on-line database.

Tropicos, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 25 November 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

Translation of the Amaryllis pages from Species Plantarum courtesy of CybeRose and Bulbs.

IAPT - International Association for Plant Taxonomy - International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code) online.

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