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Taxon: Lobelia erinus L.

 
Genus: Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Nomen number: 22459
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:932. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation (NSSL)
Accessions: 8 (8 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany

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


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. (L Cape)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  9. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  10. Guillarmod, A. J. Flora of Lesotho. (F Lesotho)
  11. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  12. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  15. Lammers, T. G. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae. (L Campanulaceae)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  18. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  19. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  23. Wimmer, F. 1953. Campanulaceae-Lobelioideae II (Pflanzenr) IV. 276b(Heft 107):519.

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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=22459. Accessed 15 December 2018.