Taxon: Scrophularia auriculata L.

Genus: Scrophularia
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Tribe: Scrophularieae
Nomen number: 408145
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:620. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Scrophularia aquatica)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores; Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Germany ; Netherlands ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Greece Crete; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2004. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 54 (Taxon) 53:821.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  • Ortega Olivencia, A. & J. A. Devesa A. 1993. Revisión del género Scrophularia L. (Scrophulariaceae) en la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares (Ruizia) 11:51.
  • Ortega-Olivencia, A. & J. A. Devesa 2002. (1527) Proposal to conserve the name Scrophularia auriculata (Scrophulariaceae) with a conserved type (Taxon) 51:201-202.
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  • Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  • Turland, N. 1996. (1251) Proposal to reject the name Scrophularia aquatica (Scrophulariaceae) (Taxon) 45:561-562.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)


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