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Taxon: Lobelia inflata L.

 
Genus: Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Nomen number: 22466
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:931. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Indian-tobacco  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Indian-tobacco   - English (Canada)
  • lobélie enflée  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • tabac indien  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • lobélie gonflée   - French (Canada)
  • Indianer-Tabak  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • indianischer Tabak  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Lobelie  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • lobélia  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • tabaco-indiano  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • hierba del asma  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • tabaco indio  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • läkelobelia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of alpha-lobeline (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.e.), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


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. Angely, J. A. 1970-. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 238.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  8. 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=Lobelia+inflata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  10. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  12. Lammers, T. G. 2007. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae.
  13. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  14. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  18. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: introduced
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  21. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  22. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  23. Wimmer, F. 1953. Campanulaceae-Lobelioideae II. Das Pflanzenreich. IV. 276b(Heft 107):443.
  24. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Campanulaceae&GenusID=Lobelia&SpeciesID=inflata target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Lobelia inflata L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?22466. Accessed 20 September 2019.