Taxon: Rhodiola rosea L.

 
Genus: Rhodiola
Family: Crassulaceae
  Subfamily: Sedoideae
      Tribe: Sedeae
        Subtribe: Umbilicinae
Nomen number: 31156
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1035. 1753
Comment: the specific epithet published as a noun and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Jilin, - Shanxi, - Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, - Khabarovsk, - Magadan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Altay, - Krasnoyarsk, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Sverdlovsk, - Tyumen
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation - Karelia, - Komi, - Arkhangelsk, - Nenets, - Murmansk, - Perm; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - North Carolina
    • Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Grubov, V. I. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia. 2001 (Pl Mongol)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Lyke, J. Appendix D. Medicinal plants native to the United States: indicators of rarity and threat. 2001 (Med Pl Native US)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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