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Taxon: Veratrum album L.

 
Genus: Veratrum
Section: Veratrum
Family: Melanthiaceae
Tribe: Melanthieae
Nomen number: 41134
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1044. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Feb-2011
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 6 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (n.)
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Magadan]
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (n.)]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland (n.e.), Norway (n.)
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland (s.e.), Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Alm, T. 2002. Norwegian and Sámi ethnobotany of Veratrum album (Melanthiaceae) (Sida) 20:611-619.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23) (Import Medicinal Pl)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Hess, H. E. et al. Flora der Schweiz, ed. 2. (F Switz)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  15. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation) (F Siberia)
  16. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 (Ency CNatIn)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Mathew, B. 1989. A review of Veratrum (Plantsman) 11:39-41.
  19. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  20. Šourková, M. 1988. Veratrum flavum - a forgotten species Novit. Bot. Univ. Carol. 4:59-66.
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  23. Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Melanthiaceae in the southeastern United States Harvard Pap. Bot. 2:165.

Check other web resources for Veratrum album L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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.

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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=41134. Accessed 17 June 2019.