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Taxon: Alisma plantago-aquatica L.

 
Genus: Alisma
Family: Alismataceae
Nomen number: 2204
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:342. 1753 "plantago Δ"
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • specific epithet treated as a substantive
  • • see Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.3, Ex. 2 regarding transcription of original spelling (i.e., the triangle symbol "Δ" following "plantago" is to be transcribed as "aquatica")
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


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. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  5. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. 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=Alisma+plantago-aquatica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. 1985, 1987. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa Note: v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  12. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  13. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  14. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  16. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  21. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:97.
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Alisma plantago-aquatica L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=2204. Accessed 22 November 2019.