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Taxon: Galium mollugo L.

Genus: Galium
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Rubioideae tribe: Rubieae.
Nomen number: 103278
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:107. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • false baby's-breath   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • hedge bedstraw   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • white bedstraw   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • wild madder   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • gálio-comum   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • gálio-do-campo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [w.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mersereau, D. & A. Ditommaso. 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 121. Galium mollugo L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83:453–467.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Galium mollugo L.:


Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?103278 (20 December 2014)

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