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Taxon: Lobelia inflata L.

Genus: Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae subfamily: Lobelioideae. Also placed in: Lobeliaceae
Nomen number: 22466
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:931. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Oct-2011
No species priority site assigned.
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.


Common names:

  • Indian-tobacco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • lobélie enflée   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • tabac indien   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Indianer-Tabak   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • indianischer Tabak   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Lobelie   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • lobélia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • tabaco-indiano   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • hierba del asma   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • tabaco indio   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • läkelobelia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario [s.e.], Prince Edward Island, Quebec [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e.], Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska [e.], Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

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).
  • Angely, J. A. 1970–. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23, 1988)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lammers, T. G. 2007. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [introduced].
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Wimmer, F. 1953. Campanulaceae-Lobelioideae II. IV. 276b(Heft 107):443 In: Engler, H. G. A., ed., Das Pflanzenreich. IV. 276b(Heft 107):443.
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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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