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Taxon: Chelidonium majus L.

Genus: Chelidonium
Family: Papaveraceae subfamily: Papaveroideae tribe: Chelidonieae.
Nomen number: 10169
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:505. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • celandine   (Source: Dict Econ Pl ) – English
  • great celandine   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ) – English
  • greater celandine   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • nipplewort   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ) – English
  • swallowwort   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • bai qu cai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Schöllkraut   (Source: Kadereit, p.c.) – German
  • čistotel bol'šoj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • skelört   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]
    Mongolia: Mongolia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.]; Ireland; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in temperate regions

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Chelidonium majus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10169 (22 September 2014)

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