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Taxon: Polygala myrtifolia L.

 
Genus: Polygala
Family: Polygalaceae
Nomen number: 29215
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:703. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  5. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  6. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

Check other web resources for Polygala myrtifolia L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29215. Accessed 20 July 2019.