Taxon: Viburnum lantana L.

Genus: Viburnum
Family: Viburnaceae
Nomen number: 41380
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:268. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czechoslovakia ; Germany ; Hungary ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Former Yugoslavia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized



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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
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Check other web resources for Viburnum lantana L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Viburnum lantana cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image