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Taxon: Sorbus aucuparia L.

 
Genus: Sorbus
Subgenus: Sorbus
Section: Sorbus
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Maleae
Subtribe: Malinae
Nomen number: 310534
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:477. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358496
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 66 (38 active, 14 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; potential as revegetator
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (n.e.)
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Russian Federation, [Komi, Perm] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/cultural/Sorbus_aucuparia_K/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldasoro, J. J. et al. 1998. The genus Sorbus (Maloideae, Rosaceae) in Europe and in North Africa: morphological analysis and systematics. Syst. Bot. 23:189-212. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  4. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  5. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Sorbus+aucuparia&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Gabriellian, E. T. 1978. The genus Sorbus in western Asia and the Himalayan. Izdatielsstna Akademie Nauk Almianskaj SSR Erevan. 102.
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  12. Grubov, V. I. 2001. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia Note: treats subsp. sibirica at species rank
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  14. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  15. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  17. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation) Note: treats subsp. sibirica at species rank
  18. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea. Note: treats Sorbus amurensis at species rank
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  20. McAllister, H. 2005. The genus Sorbus: mountain ash and other rowans
  21. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  22. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  24. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira. Note: treats subsp. maderensis at species rank
  25. Raspé, O. et al. 2000. Sorbus aucuparia L.. J. Ecol. 88:910-930.
  26. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  27. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  28. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  30. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  31. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: treats subsp. pohuashanensis at species rank

Check other web resources for Sorbus aucuparia 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=310534. Accessed 22 August 2019.