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Taxon: Arnica montana L.

 
Genus: Arnica
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 4242
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:884. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary (extinct?), Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Lithuania (extinct?), Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. BernhardSmith, A. 1923. Poisonous plants of all countries, 2nd ed. Note: poisonous
  3. Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Note: translation of German edition by M. Wichtl, ed.
  4. Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2. 1905-1972. North American flora Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  5. Der Marderosian, A. & L. Liberti. 1988. Natural product medicine: a scientific guide to foods, drugs, cosmetics Note: poisonous
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Arnica+montana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Maguire, B. 1943. A monograph of the genus Arnica. Brittonia 4:485-487.
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  18. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Arnica montana L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • 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:

  • Fruits: 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=4242. Accessed 18 August 2019.