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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.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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, Aydın, Bolu, Çankırı, Denizli, Diyarbakır, Erzurum, Icel, Isparta, İzmir, Kars, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kütahya, 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 Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]
    • 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 [İstanbul, Kırklareli]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Ancash, Arequipa, Cajamarca, Lima]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chubut, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Neuquén, Río 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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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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?80203. Accessed 20 September 2019.