Taxon: Delphinium grandiflorum L.

Genus: Delphinium
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Delphinieae
Nomen number: 13443
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:531. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Altay; Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. (F InnMong)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  • Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Munz, P. A. 1967. A synopsis of the Asiatic species of Delphinium J. Arnold Arbor. 48:517.
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  • Wang, W. T. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)


Check other web resources for Delphinium grandiflorum L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Delphinium grandiflorum cultivars
  • 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.