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Taxon: Heliotropium europaeum L.

Genus: Heliotropium
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Heliotropioideae. Also placed in: Heliotropiaceae
Nomen number: 18823
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:130. 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: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
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.


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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Jordan; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Gansu [w.], Xinjiang
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

      Other:
  • native status in Australia uncertain

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).
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Bennett, M. 2003. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 117.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. [poisonous].
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Craven, L. A. 1996. A taxonomic revision of Heliotropium (Boraginaceae) in Australia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 9:550–552.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Der Marderosian, A. & L. Liberti. 1988. Natural product medicine: a scientific guide to foods, drugs, cosmetics. [poisonous].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Everest, S. L. 1981. Poisonous plants of Australia. [poisonous].
  • 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.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP).
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Lems, K. 1960. Floristic botany of the Canary islands.
  • Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. [poisonous].
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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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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