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Taxon: Ferula assa-foetida L.

 
Genus: Ferula
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Scandiceae
Subtribe: Ferulinae
Nomen number: 16603
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:248. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jun-1999
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (as spice)
  • Materials: gum/resin
  • Medicines: veterinary (fide F Pak; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F USSR); veterinary (fide F Pak; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F USSR)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (s.)


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Ferula assa-foetida L. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=16603. Accessed 10 December 2018.