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Taxon: Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier

 
Genus: Heracleum
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Tordylieae
Subtribe: Tordyliinae
Nomen number: 18896
Place of publication: Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. Ser. 2, 2:79. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cartwheel-flower  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • giant hogweed  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • giant hogweed   - English (Canada)
  • berce du Caucase   - French (Canada)
  • jätteloka  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


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. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 188-189.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  11. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  12. Ochsmann, J. 1996. Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier (Apiaceae) in Deutschland. Untersuchungen zur Biologie, Verbreitung, Morphologie und Taxonomie. Feddes Repert. 107:557-595.
  13. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/hogweed.shtml target='_blank'
  17. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  18. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier :

  • 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
  • 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.

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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=18896. Accessed 22 November 2019.