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Taxon: Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.

 
Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Veroniceae
Nomen number: 80203
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:12. 1753 "anagallis Δ"
Link to protologue:
Comment: see Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.3, Ex. 2 regarding transcription of original spelling (i.e., the triangle symbol "Δ" following "anagallis" is to be transcribed as "aquatica")
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • blue water speedwell  (Source: F Victoria) - English
  • brook-pimpernel  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • water speedwell  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • mouron d'eau  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Uferehrenpreis  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • ō-kawajisha  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • verônica  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bérula  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • bei shui ku mai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (common or of unknown importance)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt, Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey [Samsun, Sivas, Trabzon, Urfa, Van, Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Aydin, Bolu, Cankiri, Denizli, Diyarbakir, Erzurum, Icel, Isparta, Izmir, Kars, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kutahya, Rize]
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey [Istanbul, Kirklareli]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Ancash, Arequipa, Cajamarca, Lima]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chubut, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Tierra del Fuego] Chile, Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. in temperate regions)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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  15. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 23.3, Ex. 2.
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Check other web resources for Veronica anagallis-aquatica L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?80203. Accessed 11 December 2018.