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Taxon: Convolvulus scammonia L.

 
Genus: Convolvulus
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Convolvuleae
Nomen number: 11319
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:153. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: gum/resin (used to prepare a purgative)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt, [Sinai] Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Convolvulus scammonia 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11319. Accessed 17 November 2018.