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Taxon: Arbutus unedo L.

 
Genus: Arbutus
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Nomen number: 3849
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:395. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

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

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


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    Europe
    • Europe (s.)


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. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. 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=Arbutus+unedo&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: cultivated
  11. Lemoine, E. 1998. Guide des fruits du monde. 30.
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  13. Ortega-Sada, J. L. 1987. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Arbutus unedo 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3849. Accessed 19 September 2019.