Taxon: Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.

 
Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae
      Tribe: Veroniceae
Nomen number: 80203
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:12. 1753 "anagallis Δ"
Comment: see Melbourne 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")
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (common or of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    • South Tropical Africa: Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Gansu, - Guizhou, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Xinjiang, - Xizang, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • 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
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; Turkey - Istanbul, - Kirklareli
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Mendoza, - Buenos Aires, - Catamarca, - Chubut, - Jujuy, - La Pampa, - La Rioja, - Neuquen, - Rio Negro, - Salta, - San Juan, - San Luis, - Tierra del Fuego; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Peru - Ancash, - Arequipa, - Cajamarca, - Lima

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in temperate regions

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Images:

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