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Taxon: Mandragora officinarum L.

Genus: Mandragora
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae.
Nomen number: 23342
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:181. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 11-May-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Dec-2006
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey [s.w.]
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia [w.]; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      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).
  • Cordell, G. A. 1995. Natural products as medicinal and biological agents. Pp. 8–18 in: Seidl, P. R. et al., eds., Chemistry of the Amazon: biodiversity, natural products, and environmental issues.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Ungricht, S. et al. 1998. A revision of the genus Mandragora (Solanaceae). Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 28(1):30–33.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. [= M. autumnalis].
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Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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.
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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?23342 (22 December 2014)

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