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Taxon: Rhamnus alaternus L.

 
Genus: Rhamnus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 31012
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:193. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun in apposition and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.5)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.w.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


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. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon. 1994. Dye plants and dyeing The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm. Note: re. French common names
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  12. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  15. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  16. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  17. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  19. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  20. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  21. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  22. Zohary, M. et al. 1980-. Conspectus florae orientalis.

Check other web resources for Rhamnus alaternus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rhamnus alaternus cultivars
  • 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=31012. Accessed 18 September 2019.