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Taxon: Veratrum virginicum (L.) W. T. Aiton

 
Genus: Veratrum
Section: Fuscoveratrum
Subsection: Asiaveratrum
Family: Melanthiaceae
Tribe: Melanthieae
Nomen number: 446753
Place of publication: Hortus kew. ed. 2, 5:426. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: the generic treatment and the species description in Hortus kewensis is not attributed to "Brown mss." so W. T. Aiton is the author of the name (see Shenzhen ICN Art. 46 Ex. 25)
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Pammel, as Melanthium virginicum) mammals (as Melanthium virginicum) mammals (as Melanthium virginicum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Melanthium virginicum L.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = Melanthium virginicum L.
  3. Zomlefer, W. B. et al. 2003. An overview of Veratrum s.l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and an infrageneric phylogeny based on ITS sequence data. Syst. Bot. 28:250-269. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany

Check other web resources for Veratrum virginicum (L.) W. T. Aiton :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?446753. Accessed 17 July 2019.