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Taxon: Frasera speciosa Douglas ex Griseb.

 
Genus: Frasera
Family: Gentianaceae
Tribe: Gentianeae
Subtribe: Swertiinae
Nomen number: 430537
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Fl. bor.-amer. 2:66, t. 153. 1837
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • authorship verified from original literature
  • • only the name was ascribed to Douglas, Grisebach authored the Gentianaceae treatment (see p. 54) in Hooker's work and was the publishing author (see Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.5)
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 22 (21 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • deer's-ears  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • elkweed  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English
  • monument-plant  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Swertia radiata
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  5. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora. Note: = Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze

Check other web resources for Frasera speciosa Douglas ex Griseb. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=430537. Accessed 9 August 2020.