Taxon: Lepidium sativum L.

 
Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Lepidieae
Nomen number: 21769
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:644. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 15-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 83 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (for salads fide Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?21769. Accessed 21 April 2018.