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Taxon: Hyssopus officinalis L.

 
Genus: Hyssopus
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 19644
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:569. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (7 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Materials: essential oils (used in perfumery)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation [Dagestan]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • North America


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. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  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=Hyssopus+officinalis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their exploitation. Advances in labiate science 400.
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  10. Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Pajaujis Anonis, D. 1993. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Hyssopus officinalis 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19644. Accessed 19 July 2019.