Taxon: Ribes nigrum L.

 
Genus: Ribes
  Subgenus: Ribes
    Section: Botrycarpum
Family: Grossulariaceae
Nomen number: 31845
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:201. 1753
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 532 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Flower Oils)
  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (white pine blister rust fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm.)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of black currant (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 179. 2008)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of gooseberry (based on crosses with members of subg. Grossularia producing all sterile hybrids fide Pl Breed Rev 29:152. 2007)
  • Materials: essential oils (for perfumes fide Flower Oils)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay; Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Heilongjiang, - Nei Monggol, - Xinjiang
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy; Slovenia
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Vermont

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Canada; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Europe; United States

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • 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)
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Hummer, K. E. & A. Dale 2010. Horticulture of Ribes Forest Pathol. 40:251-263.
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  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
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  • Pajaujis Anonis, D. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery. 1993 (Flower Oils)
  • Peirce, A. The American Pharmaceutical Association practical guide to natural medicines. 1999 (Pract Guide Nat Med)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rostliny, L. Katalog Léçivých Rostlin & Malý Herbá&r Léçivých Rostlin. 1984-1985 (Kat Lev Ros)
  • 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)
  • 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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