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Taxon: Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam.

 
Genus: Ammi
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Apieae
Nomen number: 2900
Place of publication: Fl. franç. 3:462. 1779 ("1778")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (15 active, 15 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of khellin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  5. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
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  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
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  35. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  36. 1979. Bolshaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya (The Great Soviet Encyclopedia), 3rd edition.

Check other web resources for Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam. :

  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: 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?2900. Accessed 21 July 2019.