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Taxon: Beta nana Boiss. & Heldr.

Genus: Beta
Section: Nanae
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Betoideae
Tribe: Beteae
Nomen number: 7053
Place of publication: P. E. Boissier, Diagn. pl. orient. ser. 1, 7:82. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 32 (21 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece (s.)


  1. Ford-Lloyd, B. V. & J. T. Williams. 1975. A revision of Beta section Vulgares (Chenopodiaceae), with new light on the origin of cultivated beets. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 71:92.
  2. Frese, L. et al. 2001. Chapter 17. Potential of genetic resources and breeding strategies for base-broadening in Beta. Broadening the genetic base of crop production 295-309. Note: IPGRI/FAO
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984. Med-Checklist. 1:296.
  4. Hegi, G. et al. 1960. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa 3:551. Note: ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966-
  5. Letschert, J. P. W. et al. 1994. Taxonomy of Beta Section Beta. J. Sugar Beet Res. 31:69-85.
  6. Shen, Y. et al. 1998. Genetic relationship within the genus Beta determined using both PCR-based marker and DNA sequencing techniques. Heredity 80:624-632.
  7. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  9. Van Geyt, J. P. C. et al. 1990. Natural variation within the genus Beta and its possible use for breeding sugar beet: a review. Euphytica 49:57-76. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding

Check other web resources for Beta nana Boiss. & Heldr. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7053. Accessed 15 September 2019.