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Taxon: Anchusa officinalis L.

 
Genus: Anchusa
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Tribe: Boragineae
Subtribe: Boragininae
Nomen number: 3105
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:133. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 26-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden (s.)
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (w.)] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain [Baleares]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Norway

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Utah]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Buenos Aires, La Pampa]


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. Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the Borage family 71, 76-77.
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  10. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales. Note: mentions
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  14. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  15. Randall, R. P. 2002. A global compendium of weeds
  16. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  18. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  19. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Anchusa officinalis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=3105. Accessed 22 July 2019.