Taxon: Gypsophila repens L.

Genus: Gypsophila
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Subfamily: Caryophylloideae
Tribe: Caryophylleae
Nomen number: 18132
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:407. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Germany ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Cultivated


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  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. (F BuenAir)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  • Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- (IllF MEur) 3. 2:959.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)


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