Taxon: Ribes niveum Lindl.

 
Genus: Ribes
  Subgenus: Grossularia
    Section: Grossularia
Family: Grossulariaceae
Nomen number: 313585
Place of publication: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 20: t. 1692. 1835
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Snake River gooseberry  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • snowy gooseberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white-flower gooseberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Schnee-Stachelbeere  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • brudkrusbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for gooseberry (fide Pl Breed Rev 29:159. 2007)
  • Gene sources: high yield for gooseberry (crossed with R. inerme & R. divaricatum fide F Pacif NW)
  • Gene sources: pest resistance for gooseberry (fide Pl Breed Rev 29:159. 2007)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of gooseberry (based on partially resolved affinity within sect. Grossularia using ETS fide Syst Bot 29:84. 2004)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of black currant (based on complex hybrids with Ribes nigrum and R. uva-crispa fide Pl Breed Rev 29:158-159. 2007)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Nevada

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Novosibirsk
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part

References:

  • 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). (AgroAtlas)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 177-196.
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries (Temp Fruit Cr Breed) 177-196.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145-175.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Schultheis, L. M. & M. J. Donoghue 2004. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of Ribes (Grossulariaceae), with an emphasis on gooseberries (subg. Grossularia) Syst. Bot. 29:77-96.
  • Schultheis, L. M. & M. J. Donoghue 2004. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of Ribes (Grossulariaceae), with an emphasis on gooseberries (subg. Grossularia) Syst. Bot. 29:77-96.
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Senters, A. E. & D. E. Soltis 2003. Phylogenetic relationships in Ribes (Grossulariaceae) inferred from ITS sequence data (Taxon) 52:51-66.
  • Sinnott, Q. P. 1985. A revision of Ribes L. subg. Grossularia (Mill.) Pers. sect. Grossularia (Mill.) Nutt. (Grossulariaceae) in North America (Rhodora) 87:269.

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