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Taxon: Apocynum cannabinum L.

 
Genus: Apocynum
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Apocyneae
Nomen number: 3718
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:213. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (9 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • American-hemp  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • dogbane  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • hemp dogbane  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • Indian-hemp  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • hemp dogbane   - English (Canada)
  • apocyn chanvrin   - French (Canada)
  • amerikanisches Hundsgift  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • cáñamo indio  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • indianhampa  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte), Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Querétaro]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 194-195.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Apocynum+cannabinum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  11. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  18. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  19. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991-. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  24. USDA, NRCS. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service's PLANTS database (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Apocynum cannabinum L. :

  • 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:
  • 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=3718. Accessed 21 August 2019.