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Taxon: Nigella damascena L.

 
Genus: Nigella
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Nigelleae
Nomen number: 25336
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:534. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur ed2; Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia (w.)]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  9. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  10. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  12. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  17. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  18. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:180-181.
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  22. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  23. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  25. Zohary, M. 1983. The genus Nigella (Ranunculaceae) - a taxonomic review Pl. Syst. Evol. 142:97.

Check other web resources for Nigella damascena L. :

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

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=25336. Accessed 21 October 2018.