Taxon: Podophyllum peltatum L.

 
Genus: Podophyllum
Section: Podophyllum
Family: Berberidaceae
Subfamily: Berberidoideae
Tribe: Berberideae
Subtribe: Epimediinae
Nomen number: 29138
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:505. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Gen Epimedium 262.)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Gen Epimedium 267.)
  • Medicines: source of etoposide, podophyllotoxin, & teniposide (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • 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, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
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  12. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
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  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  19. Moraes, R. M. et al. 2000. The American mayapple revisited - Podophyllum peltatum - still a potential cash crop? Econ. Bot. 54:471-476.
  20. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  23. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  24. Stearn, W. T. The genus Epimedium and other herbaceous Berberidaceae including the genus Podophyllum. 2002 (Gen Epimedium) 260.
  25. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)

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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?29138. Accessed 23 June 2018.