Taxon: Pimpinella major (L.) Huds.

Genus: Pimpinella
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Pimpinelleae
Nomen number: 315035
Place of publication: Fl. angl. 110. 1762
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Jun-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide M. G. Pimenov, pers. comm. 1996; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Liechtenstein ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Ireland ; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Italy ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Cultivated


  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Pimenov, M. G. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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