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Taxon: Hyoscyamus albus L.

 
Genus: Hyoscyamus
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Hyoscyameae
Nomen number: 316078
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:180. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-May-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of atropine, hyoscine, & hyoscyamine (fide Bull Brit Mus 27:15. 1997); source of atropine, hyoscine, & hyoscyamine (fide Bull Brit Mus 27:15. 1997)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  6. Hoare, A. & S. Knapp 1997. A phylogenetic conspectus of the tribe Hyoscyamae: Solanacae Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 27:15.
  7. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  8. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  11. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  12. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  13. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  14. Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  15. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Wagstaff, D. J. International poisonous plants checklist: an evidence-based reference. 2008 (Wagstaff)
  18. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
  19. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Hyoscyamus albus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316078. Accessed 21 November 2018.