Taxon: Erinus alpinus L.

 
Genus: Erinus
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Digitalideae
Nomen number: 401659
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:630. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Mar-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • alpine balsam  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • fairy-foxglove  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • liver balsam  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • bálsamo-dos-Andes  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • leverört  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sardinia)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

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. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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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=401659. Accessed 25 April 2018.