Taxon: Matthiola longipetala (Vent.) DC.

Genus: Matthiola
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Anchonieae
Nomen number: 401742
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:174. 1821
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait ; Saudi Arabia
    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Egypt Sinai; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece

  • Naturalized

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia South Australia, Victoria
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated


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