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Taxon: Dracunculus vulgaris Schott

 
Genus: Dracunculus
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Areae
Nomen number: 14675
Place of publication: H. Schott & S. L. Endlicher, Melet. bot. 17. 1832
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander Ency)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.e.?)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France [Corse]


    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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 11.4, Ex. 11.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Thompson, R. L. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Dracunculus vulgaris Schott :

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

  • Seeds: 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=14675. Accessed 18 July 2019.