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Taxon: Myosotis sylvatica Hoffm.

 
Genus: Myosotis
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Cynoglossoideae
Tribe: Myosotideae
Nomen number: 24818
Place of publication: Deutschl. Fl. 1:61. 1791
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • the name and diagnosis were together ascribed to "Ehrh. Herb. 31", as verified from original literature
  • • fide F Manshur, the referenced exsiccata was as M. scorpioides var. sylvatica Ehrh., a nom. nud.
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • garden forget-me-not  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • wood forget-me-not  (Source: Econ Pl Aust) - English
  • garden forget-me-not   - English (Canada)
  • myosotis des Alpes  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • myosotis des bois  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • myosotis des forets  (Source: Pulmonaria) - French
  • ne m'oubliez-pas  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • myosotis des forêts   - French (Canada)
  • Wald-Vergissmeinnicht  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • miosótis  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • não-me-esqueças  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • não-te-esqueças-de-mim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • skogsförgätmigej  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • nezabudka lesnaya  (Source: Pulmonaria) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Pulmonaria 154.; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Georgia

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (w.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [North Carolina]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


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. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the Borage family 153-154.
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 204.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: lists as Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  6. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage Note: lists as Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica.
  11. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  14. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  15. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as "Myosotis silvatica" Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  16. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  17. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  18. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  19. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  20. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: lists as Myosotis sylvatica (Ehrh.) Hoffm.
  21. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  23. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  26. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: lists as "Myosotis silvatica" Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
  28. Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  30. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds Note: lists as Myosotis silvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.

Check other web resources for Myosotis sylvatica Hoffm. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?24818. Accessed 21 October 2019.