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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) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (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 (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 (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 (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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16603. Accessed 26 June 2019.