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Taxon: Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J. F. Gmel.

 
Genus: Hagenia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Agrimonieae
Subtribe: Agrimoniinae
Nomen number: 18175
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2(1):613. 1791
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as an anthelmintic fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F Ethiop; F TE Afr)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo (e.), Rwanda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zambia


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. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Hagenia+abyssinica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  6. Low, G. et al. 1985. Visual deficits and retinotoxicity caused by the naturally occurring anthelmintics, Embelia ribes and Hagenia abyssinica. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 81:220-230.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  10. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J. F. Gmel. :

  • 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.

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=18175. Accessed 11 December 2019.