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Taxon: Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L.

 
Genus: Alyssum
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Alysseae
Nomen number: 2742
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1130. 1759
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • small alison  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • small alyssum   - English (Canada)
  • alysson à calices persistants   - French (Canada)
  • Kelch-Steinkraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • alisso  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grådådra  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (e.), Iran
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal (throughout), Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Liaoning Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


References:

  1. Akhani, H. 2003. Notes on the flora of Iran: 4. Two new records and synopsis of the new data on Iranian Cruciferae since Flora Iranica. Candollea 58:373.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 125.
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  8. Dudley, T. R. 1964. Studies in Alyssum: Near Eastern representatives and their allies, I. J. Arnold Arbor. 45:63. Note: mentions
  9. Dudley, T. R. 1964. Synopsis of the genus Alyssum. J. Arnold Arbor. 45:362.
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  11. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  12. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  13. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  14. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  16. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  17. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  18. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  19. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  20. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. Note: mentions
  21. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  22. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  23. Rollins, R. C. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz. 1986. Weeds of south-west Asia in North America with special reference to the Cruciferae. Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 89B:292.
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  25. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L. :

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=2742. Accessed 19 September 2019.