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:
Name Verified on: 22-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Feb-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (rhizome used like cloves fide Dict Econ Pl; F USSR)
  • 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  7. Fennane, M. et al., eds. Flore pratique du Maroc. (F Prat Maroc)
  8. Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh Flora of Victoria. (F Victoria)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  19. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  21. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  24. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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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=17518. Accessed 17 June 2018.