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Taxon: Actaea spicata L.

Genus: Actaea section: Actaea
Family: Ranunculaceae subfamily: Ranunculoideae tribe: Actaeeae.
Nomen number: 1385
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:504. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Jun-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan [e.]; Iran [n.]; Turkey [n.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom - England
    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; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain [n.]

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. Taxon 47:617.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1984. Poisonous plants in Britain and their effects on animals and man. [poisonous].
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
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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.

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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?1385 (25 October 2014)

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