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Taxon: Viola stagnina Kit. ex Schult.

Genus: Viola
Family: Violaceae
Subfamily: Violoideae
Tribe: Violeae
Nomen number: 462490
Place of publication: Oestr. Fl. ed. 2, 1:426. 1814
Link to protologue:
Comment: the rejection of Viola persicifolia Schreb., nom. utique rej. (Shenzhen ICN Art. 56 & App. V) preserves usage of this name
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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

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

Common names:

  • fen violet  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:


    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation [Krasnodar]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Tuva, Altay, Evenk, Irkutsk, Tomsk, Khanty-Mansi]

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Former Yugoslavia, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 64. Taxon 61:1110. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Danihelka, J. et al. 2010. (1983–1984) Proposals to reject the names Viola montana and V. persicifolia (Violaceae). Taxon 59:1900-1902.
  3. Danihelka, J. et al. 2010. Viola montana and V. persicifolia (Violaceae): two names to be rejected. Taxon 59:1869-1878.

Check other web resources for Viola stagnina Kit. ex Schult. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Viola stagnina cultivars
  • 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=462490. Accessed 2 April 2020.