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Taxon: Cypripedium arietinum R. Br.

 
Genus: Cypripedium
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Nomen number: 456479
Place of publication: W. T. Aiton, Hortus kew. ed. 2, 5:222. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: the generic treatment in Hortus kewensis is attributed to "Brown mss." so he is the author of the name fide Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • ram's-head  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • ram's-head lady's-slipper  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • gehörnter Frauenschuh  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Wisconsin]


References:

  1. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  5. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)

Check other web resources for Cypripedium arietinum R. Br. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=456479. Accessed 16 December 2018.