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Taxon: Lepidium latifolium L.

 
Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Lepidieae
Nomen number: 21765
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:644. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • broadleaf peppergrass  (Source: State Noxweed Seed) - English
  • broadleaf pepperwort  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • dittander  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • peppergrass  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - English
  • perennial pepper cress  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • perennial peppergrass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • perennial pepperweed  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • perennial pepperwort  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • tall whitetop  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • perennial pepper-grass   - English (Canada)
  • grande passerage  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • lépidie à feuilles larges   - French (Canada)
  • breitblättrige Kresse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • erva-pimenteira  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • mostarda-perene  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lepidio  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • mastuerzo montesino  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • piperisa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • bitterkrassing  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (from seeds)
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Gorno-Altay, Altay, Krasnoyarsk (s.), Irkutsk (s.), Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]

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

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosí]
    • Canada, United States

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

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Uncertain

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Netherlands


References:

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Check other web resources for Lepidium latifolium L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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=21765. Accessed 15 September 2019.