Taxon: Arbutus unedo L.

 
Genus: Arbutus
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Nomen number: 3849
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:395. 1753
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: 11 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:

    • : Europe
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia
  • Europe

    • : Europe

References:

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  • 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. 1987 (F Int Apico)
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