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Taxon: Ferula assa-foetida L.

 
Genus: Ferula
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Scandiceae
Subtribe: Ferulinae
Nomen number: 16603
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:248. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (as spice)
  • Materials: gum/resin
  • Medicines: veterinary (fide F Pak; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F USSR) veterinary (fide F Pak; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F USSR)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (s.)


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Ferula+assa-foetida&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Ferula assa-foetida L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16603. Accessed 19 September 2019.