Taxon: Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.

 
Genus: Arabidopsis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Camelineae
Nomen number: 3769
Place of publication: C. F. Holl & G. Heynhold, Fl. Sachsen 2:538. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: research in plant biology (fide Science 269:303. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (based on reports of hybrids with Brassica oleracea by protoplast fusion fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of radish (based on reports of hybrids with Raphanus sativus by protoplast fusion fide Pl Cell Rep 22:52. 2003)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Madeira Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Tajikistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Cyprus ; Egypt Sinai; Iran ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Nepal ; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Ireland ; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania ; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores; Spain Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea ; Ethiopia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa Northern Cape, Western Cape
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan ; Korea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina Santa Cruz; Chile ; Uruguay

References:

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image