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Taxon: Galium aparine L.

 
Genus: Galium
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Rubieae
Nomen number: 103276
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:108. "Aparina"; 2: errata. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized (widely natzd. weed)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  3. Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  4. Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  7. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  8. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  9. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 232.
  10. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  11. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  12. Dempster, L. T. 1977. The genus Galium (Rubiaceae) in Mexico and Central America. Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 73:21.
  13. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  14. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  15. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Galium+aparine&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  16. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  17. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  18. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  19. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  20. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  21. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  22. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  23. Navas-Bustamante, L. E. 1973-1979. Flora de la cuenca de Santiago de Chile.
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  26. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  27. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  28. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource).
  29. Wagstaff, D. J. 2008. International poisonous plants checklist: an evidence-based reference Note: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  30. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  31. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.

Check other web resources for Galium aparine L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:

  • 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?id=103276. Accessed 26 August 2019.