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Taxon: Daucus montanus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Genus: Daucus
Section: Anisactis
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Scandiceae
Subtribe: Daucinae
Nomen number: 13349
Place of publication: K. P. J. Sprengel in J. A. Schultes, Syst. veg. 6:482. 1820
Link to protologue:
  • • authorship verified from original literature, where the name is ascribed to Humb. & Bonpl. and the diagnosis to Reliq. Willd. MS, notes provided to Schultes by Schlechtendal (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46 & Ex. 12)
  • • the author of part of volume 6 is K. P. J. Sprengel as mentioned in page 315 and TL-II no. 9408.
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, [Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Chiquimula, Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Jalapa, Quezaltenango, Quiche, Sacatepequez, San Marcos, Solola, Totonicapan, Zacapa] Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Merida, Guarico, Federal District (type locality)]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Boyaca, Cundinamarca] Ecuador, [Azuay, Bolivar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Imbabura, Loja, Napo, Pichincha, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe] Peru [Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Cuzco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Piura, San Martin]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Tierra del Fuego] Chile [Juan Fernandez, Antofagasta (n.), Coquimbo, Magallanes, Maule, Valparaiso, Aisen, Los Lagos]


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Check other web resources for Daucus montanus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13349. Accessed 18 January 2019.