Taxon: Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop.

 
Genus: Alchemilla
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Potentilleae
        Subtribe: Fragariinae
Nomen number: 404467
Place of publication: Fl. carniol. ed. 2, 1:115. 1771
Name Verified on: 17-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (used in Europe fide L Edible Pl, as Aphanes arvensis)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Aphanes arvensis; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Aphanes arvensis)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust, as Aphanes arvensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Latvia; Lithuania; Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in temperate regions

References:

  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. 1996 (L Noms French ed6)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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