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Taxon: Acanthus mollis L.

 
Genus: Acanthus
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Acantheae
Nomen number: 100692
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:639. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 26-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander Ency; F BritStace)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Syria

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Malta
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult. worldwide)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey [Giresun, Trabzon]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, South Australia]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Turkey [Edirne, Istanbul]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. Ezcurra, C. 2011. Review of Acanthaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 31 Mar.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  10. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  11. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  12. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  13. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Wasshausen, D. C. & J. R. I. Wood 2004. Acanthaceae of Bolivia Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 49:10.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Acanthus mollis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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?id=100692. Accessed 18 December 2018.