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Taxon: Hypericum perforatum L.

 
Genus: Hypericum
Section: Hypericum
Family: Hypericaceae
Nomen number: 19600
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:785. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358806
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Jun-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-May-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 83 (82 active, 70 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (for cosmetics); lipids
  • Medicines: source of hypericin; source of hypericin
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia (s.w.)
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh] Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland (s.), Ireland, Norway (s.), Sweden (s.), United Kingdom [England, Scotland, Wales]
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Russian Federation, [Astrakhan] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Andorra, France (incl. Corsica), Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan [Darfur]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa [Western Cape]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Canada, Mexico, United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Haiti
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


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Check other web resources for Hypericum perforatum L. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: 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=19600. Accessed 15 October 2018.