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Taxon: Ulex europaeus L.

 
Genus: Ulex
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Genisteae
Nomen number: 40812
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:741. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358762
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; erosion control (cautiously recommended as sand binder) ornamental; revegetator (for land reclamation, fide Global Invasive Species)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe (n. & e., beyond native range)

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  3. Christina, M. et al. 2019. Climatic niche shift of an invasive shrub (Ulex europaeus): a global scale comparison in native and introduced regions. J. Pl. Ecol. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtz041
  4. Clements, D. R. et al. 2001. The biology of Canadian weeds. 112. Ulex europaeus L.. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 81:325-337.
  5. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  6. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute. African flowering plants database (on-line resource).
  7. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 142.
  8. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  9. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  11. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  12. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  13. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  14. Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission; National Biological Information Infrastructure, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research and the University of Auckland. Global invasive species database (on-line resource).
  15. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961-1984. Flora of New South Wales. Note: natzd.
  18. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  21. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  22. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  24. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  25. Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist.

Check other web resources for Ulex europaeus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=40812. Accessed 19 September 2019.