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Taxon: Geum urbanum L.

 
Genus: Geum
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Colurieae
Nomen number: 17518
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:501. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring; flavoring (rhizome used like cloves)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Iraq, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland (s.), Ireland, Norway, Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • North America


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


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. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand. Note: = var. strictum
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Fennane, M. et al., eds. 1999-. Flore pratique du Maroc.
  8. Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh. 1993-. Flora of Victoria.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  19. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  21. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  23. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  24. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Geum urbanum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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=17518. Accessed 21 July 2019.