Taxon: Digitalis lanata Ehrh.

Genus: Digitalis
    Section: Globiflorae
Family: Plantaginaceae
      Tribe: Digitalideae
Nomen number: 13979
Place of publication: Beitr. Naturk. 7:152. 1792
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Apr-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F BritStace)
  • Medicines: source of acetyldigoxin, deslanoside, digoxin, & lanatosides A,B,C (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Poison Pl Proc)
  • Weed: (fide Amer Gardener 78(1):8. 1999)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Moldova
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Romania; Serbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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