Taxon: Bryonia alba L.

 
Genus: Bryonia
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Tribe: Bryonieae
Nomen number: 401582
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1072. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany, Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Russian Federation, [Kursk, Penza, Rostov, Ryazan, Saratov, Tambov, Vladimir, Voronezh] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


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. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Jeffrey, C. 1969. A review of the genus Bryonia L. (Cucurbitaceae) Kew Bull. 23:454-457.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  9. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Randall, R. P. A global compendium of weeds. 2002 (Global Comp Weeds)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Bryonia alba 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=401582. Accessed 26 April 2018.