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Taxon: Gunnera tinctoria (Molina) Mirb.

 
Genus: Gunnera
Family: Gunneraceae
Nomen number: 400231
Place of publication: Hist. nat. pl. 10:141. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Chilean-rhubarb  (Source: F NZeal) - English
  • giant-rhubarb  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • rhubarbe géante  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • röd jättegunnera  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chubut, Neuquén, Río Negro] Chile


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


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. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. 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=Gunnera+tinctoria&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Gunnera chilensis
  13. Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada. 1985. Catálogo de la flora vascular de Chile.
  14. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

Check other web resources for Gunnera tinctoria (Molina) Mirb. :

  • 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 del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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=400231. Accessed 20 September 2019.