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Taxon: Hyoscyamus muticus L.

 
Genus: Hyoscyamus
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Hyoscyameae
Nomen number: 19531
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:45. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of atropine, hyoscine, & hyoscyamine (fide Bull Brit Mus 27:15. 1997)
  • Social: narcotic

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya (probably)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad (n.?), Ethiopia, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Niger (n.?)

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Jordan, Syria


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan


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. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  3. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Hoare, A. & S. Knapp. 1997. A phylogenetic conspectus of the tribe Hyoscyamae: Solanacae. Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 27:15.
  8. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  9. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  10. Ozenda, P. 1977. Flore du Sahara, ed. 2
  11. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. Note: mentions
  12. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  13. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: mentions
  14. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Hyoscyamus muticus 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.

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?19531. Accessed 15 September 2019.