Taxon: Legousia speculum-veneris (L.) Chaix

 
Genus: Legousia
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Nomen number: 401727
Place of publication: D. Villars, Hist. pl. Dauphiné 1:338. 1786
Link to protologue:
Comment: Chaix contributed the "Plantae Vapincenses" portion of this work, from p. 309-377
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • large Venus's-looking-glass  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • miroir-de-Vénus  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • echter Frauenspiegel  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • venusspegel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13; T. G. Lammers, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia


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. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  8. Lammers, T. G. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae. 2007 (L Campanulaceae)
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  10. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Legousia speculum-veneris (L.) Chaix :


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=401727. Accessed 25 April 2018.