Taxon: Lobelia erinus L.

 
Genus: Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
  Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Nomen number: 22459
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:932. 1753
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation (NSSL)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Free State, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Nigeria; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Germany
    • Northern Europe: Norway
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. 1984 (L Cape)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
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  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Guillarmod, A. J. Flora of Lesotho. 1971 (F Lesotho)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). 1967- (F Afr Centr)
  • Lammers, T. G. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae. 2007 (L Campanulaceae)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Ross, J. The flora of Natal. 1972 (F Natal)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  • Wimmer, F. 1953. Campanulaceae-Lobelioideae II (Pflanzenr) IV. 276b(Heft 107):519.

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