Taxon: Gillenia trifoliata (L.) Moench

 
Genus: Gillenia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Gillenieae
Nomen number: 417682
Place of publication: Suppl. Meth. 286. 1802
Link to protologue:
Comment: although regarded as such by some authors, Gillenia is not to be treated as a homonym of Gillena, according to Taxon 37:139. 1988
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Dec-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bowman's-root  (Source: F Mich) - English
  • mountain Indian-physic  (Source: F Penn) - English
  • gillenia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  • Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)
  • Yatskievych, G. & J. Turner Catalogue of the flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37. (L Missouri)

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