Taxon: Erysimum cheiri (L.) Crantz

 
Genus: Erysimum
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Erysimeae
Nomen number: 318992
Place of publication: Cl. crucif. emend. 116. 1769
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur ed2; Dict Gard)
  • Materials: essential oils (though seldom used fide Dict Econ Pl, as Cheiranthus cheiri; HerbSpices, as Cheiranthus cheiri)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probably arose via ancient artifical hybridization in Greece

    Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador - Tungurahua

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Pajaujis Anonis, D. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery. 1993 (Flower Oils)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Polatschek, A. 1994. Nomenklatorischer Beitrag zur Gattung Erysimum (Brassicaceae) Phyton (Horn) 34:191.
  • Polatschek, A. 1979. Die Arten der Gattung Erysimum auf der Iberischen Halbinsel Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 82:330.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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