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Taxon: Prangos pabularia Lindl.

Genus: Prangos
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Nomen number: 29557
Place of publication: Quart. J. Sci. Lit. Arts 19:7. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (n.), Turkey (e. & s.)
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.), Pakistan (n.)


  1. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  2. Herrnstadt, I. & C. C. Heyn. 1975. New combinations in Cachrys L. as a genus distinct from Hippomarathrum Link. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 33:443. Note: = Cachrys pabularia (Lindl.) Herrnst. & Heyn
  3. Herrnstadt, I. & C. C. Heyn. 1977. A monographic study of the genus Prangos (Umbelliferae). Boissiera 26:25.
  4. Kljuykov, E. V. 2004. Kyrgyzian Umbelliferae as part of a critical revision of the Asian representatives of the family. S. African J. Bot. 70:425.
  5. Pimenov, M. G. & V. N. Tikhomirov. 1983. The taxonomic problems in the genera Prangos Lindl., Cachrys L., Cryptodiscus Schrenk and Hippomarathrum Hoffmg. & Link. Feddes Repert. 94:163. Note: mentions
  6. Pimenov, M. G. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  7. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.

Check other web resources for Prangos pabularia Lindl. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29557. Accessed 16 September 2019.