Taxon: Arbutus unedo L.

 
Genus: Arbutus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Nomen number: 3849
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:395. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-May-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide F Int Apico)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Lemoine 1998)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Lemoine 1998)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Northern Europe: Ireland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Cultivated

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia
  • Europe

    • Europe

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Duke, J. A. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 1985 (CRC MedHerbs)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • 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)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Lemoine, E. 1998. Guide des fruits du monde 30.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  • Ortega-Sada, J. L. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos. (F Int Apico)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • 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)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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