Taxon: Alyssum montanum L.

 
Genus: Alyssum
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Alysseae
Nomen number: 2764
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:650. 1753, nom. cons. prop.
Comments:
  • • [a pending conservation proposal, if adopted, will preserve its current usage]
  • • proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2014
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • mountain alison  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • alysse des montagnes  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • gewöhnliche Berg-Steinkraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • liten stenört  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 64 (Taxon) 61:1110.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Dudley, T. R. 1964. Synopsis of the genus Alyssum J. Arnold Arbor. 45:364.
  • 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)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Marhold, K. et al. 2011. (1993) Proposal to conserve the name Alyssum montanum (Cruciferae) with a conserved type (Taxon) 60:237-238.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)

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