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Taxon: Lepidium sativum L.

Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Lepidieae.
Nomen number: 21769
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:644. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Oct-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 83 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.


Common names:

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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait; Oman; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Lepidium sativum L.:


Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
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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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?21769 (21 October 2014)

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