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Taxon: Ribes nigrum L.

 
Genus: Ribes
Subgenus: Ribes
Section: Botrycarpum
Family: Grossulariaceae
Nomen number: 31845
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:201. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 345 (228 active, 188 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • black currant  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • black currant   - English (Canada)
  • cassis  (Source: Herbs Commerce) - French
  • cassissier  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • gadellier noir  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • groseillier noir  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • gadellier noir   - French (Canada)
  • Ahlbeere  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • schwarze Johannisbeere  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • ribes nero  (Source: HerbSpices) - Italian
  • kuro-fusa-suguri  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • kuro-suguri  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • groselheira-preta  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • groselheira-negra  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • casis  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • grosellero negro  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • svarta vinbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • hei cha biao zi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Harmful organism host:
  • Human food: fruit
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia [Eastern Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (n.w.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany, Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy, Slovenia

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin]


References:

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  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
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  31. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Ribes nigrum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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.

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=31845. Accessed 21 November 2019.