Nyssa aquatica, or water tupelo, grows in the southern region of the United States.
Nyssa sylvatica and Nyssa aquatica of the Family Cornaceae,
Many fossil fruit stones have been said by their describers to compare well with stones of modern Nyssa aquatica, but such comparisons are worthless if they do not note the occurrence of raised bundles.
Nyssa aquatica's wood has fibers with thin cell walls at base of butt (vs.
Most extant species of Nyssa have toothless (entire-margined) leaves, but Nyssa aquatica and N.
The floating fruits of Nyssa aquatica and, by inference, N.
Substrate heterogeneity and regeneration of a swamp tree, Nyssa aquatica. Amer.
Comparative structure of the wood in the "knees," swollen bases, and normal trunks of the tupelo gum (Nyssa aquatica L.).
Trees are named for a whole litany of fine reasons, from site (water tupelo, Nyssa aquatica
) to country (Canada yew, Taxus canadensis), from shape of leaves (bigtooth aspen, Populus grandidentata) to color of bark (whitebark pine, Pinus albicualis).