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Taxon: Actaea cimicifuga L.

 
Genus: Actaea
Section: Cimicifuga
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Actaeeae
Nomen number: 1381
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:504. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Cimicifuga foetida; Eur Gard F, as Cimicifuga foetida)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce, as Cimicifuga foetida; Herbs Commerce ed2) folklore (fide Herbs Commerce, as Cimicifuga foetida; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia (s.)] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Henan Sheng (w.), Gansu Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce Note: = Cimicifuga foetida
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Cimicifuga foetida
  4. Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. Taxon 47:623.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Cimicifuga foetida
  6. Jiang, B. et al. 2006. Evaluation of the botanical authenticity and phytochemical profile of black cohosh products by high-performance liquid chromatography with selected ion monitoring liquid chromatography-mass spectometry. J. Agric. Food Chem. 54:3242-3253.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Check other web resources for Actaea cimicifuga L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1381. Accessed 18 July 2019.