Taxon: Hyoscyamus muticus L.

 
Genus: Hyoscyamus
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Hyoscyameae
Nomen number: 19531
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:45. 1767
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jun-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of atropine, hyoscine, & hyoscyamine (fide Bull Brit Mus 27:15. 1997)
  • Social: narcotic (fide Dict Econ Pl)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya
    • West Tropical Africa: Niger
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    • Western Asia: Jordan; Syria

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. 1995 (L Egypt)
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. 1953-1972 (F EthiopCuf)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hoare, A. & S. Knapp 1997. A phylogenetic conspectus of the tribe Hyoscyamae: Solanacae Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 27:15.
  • Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. 1988-1990 (F Saudi ed3)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  • Ozenda, P. Flore du Sahara, ed. 2. 1977 (F Sahara)
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. 1979-1981 (F Tunis)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Hyoscyamus muticus L. :

  • 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.