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Taxon: Equisetum giganteum L.

 
Genus: Equisetum
Family: Equisetaceae
Nomen number: 466194
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1318. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-Jan-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jan-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Rev Peruana Biol 19:341-342. 2012); folklore (fide Rev Peruana Biol 19:341-342. 2012)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  2. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  3. León, B. 2012. La cola de caballo (Equisetum, Equisetaceae) comercializada y exportada del Perú Revista Peruana Biol. 19:341-342.
  4. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Proctor, G. R. Ferns of Jamaica. A guide to the pteridophytes. 1985 (Ferns Jam)

Check other web resources for Equisetum giganteum L. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=466194. Accessed 17 November 2018.