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Taxon: Echium pininana Webb & Berthel.

 
Genus: Echium
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Tribe: Lithospermeae
Nomen number: 14874
Place of publication: Hist. nat. Iles Canaries 3(2,3):44. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • giant viper's-bugloss  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • pininana  (Source: Pulmonaria) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pulmonaria 103.); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pulmonaria 103.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (La Palma)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 103.
  2. Bramwell, D. 1972. A revision of the genus Echium in Macaronesia (Lagascalia) 2:76.
  3. Bramwell, D. & Z. Bramwell Wild flowers of the Canary islands. (Flow Canary)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  8. Lems, K. Floristic botany of the Canary islands. (L Canary)

Check other web resources for Echium pininana Webb & Berthel. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14874. Accessed 19 November 2018.