Taxon: Antirrhinum majus L.

 
Genus: Antirrhinum
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Antirrhineae
Nomen number: 3665
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:617. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 94 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Rev Antirrh 92. 1988)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology (fide Amer J Bot 91:918. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Malta, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (widely cult. in temperate regions)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. in temperate regions)

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. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  10. Oyama, R. K. & D. A. Baum 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of North American Antirrhinum (Veronicaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 91:918-925.
  11. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  12. Schwarz-Sommer, Z. et al. 1990. Genetic-control of flower development by homeotic genes in Antirrhinum majus (Science) 250:931-936.
  13. Sutton, D. A. A revision of the tribe Antirrhineae. 1988 (Rev Antirrh) 92.
  14. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Antirrhinum majus L. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=3665. Accessed 22 May 2018.