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Taxon: Euonymus europaeus L.

Genus: Euonymus
Family: Celastraceae subfamily: Celastroideae.
Nomen number: 16258
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:197. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 22-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 16 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • common spindle   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • European spindletree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • spindle   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • spindletree   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • bonnet de prêtre   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • fusain d'Europe   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • gewöhnliches Pfaffenhütchen   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • beresklet evropejskij   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • benved   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • Blakelock, R. A. 1951. A synopsis of the genus Euonymus L. Kew Bull. 1951:245–246.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. [poisonous].
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Zohary, M. et al. 1980–. Conspectus florae orientalis.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Euonymus europaeus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Euonymus europaeus cultivars
  • 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.

Images:

More:
  • 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].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?16258 (23 November 2014)

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