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Taxon: Mitchella repens L.

 
Genus: Mitchella
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Nomen number: 402637
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:111. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Aug-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  6. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) (Krussmann)
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  10. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  11. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)

Check other web resources for Mitchella repens L. :

  • 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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=402637. Accessed 26 May 2019.