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Taxon: Lamium purpureum L.

Genus: Lamium
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Lamioideae.
Nomen number: 21419
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:579. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 19-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • purple dead-nettle   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • red archangel   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • red dead-nettle   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • rote Taubnessel   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • urtiga-púrpura   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rödplister   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco [n.]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.]; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [w.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece - Crete; Italy [incl. Sardinia]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in temperate regions

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lamium purpureum L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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:

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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.

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?21419 (25 October 2014)

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