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Taxon: Allium ursinum L.

Genus: Allium subgenus: Amerallium section: Arctoprasum
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Allioideae tribe: Allieae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 2413
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:300. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Jan-2007
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.


Common names:

  • bear garlic   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • buckrams   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • gypsy onion   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • hog garlic   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • ramsons   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • wood garlic   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • ail des bois   (Source: C. Feuillet, p.c.) – French
  • ail des ours   (Source: Herbal Drugs ) – French
  • Bärenlauch   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German
  • Bärlauch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Barlauchkraut   (Source: Herbal Drugs ) – German
  • Ramsel   (Source: Herbal Drugs ) – German
  • Waldknoblauch   (Source: Herbal Drugs ) – German
  • Zigeunerlauchkraut   (Source: Herbal Drugs ) – German
  • čeremša   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • luk medvežij   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • ramslök   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain

      Cultivated:
  • EUROPE
    Europe

References:

  • Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource).
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning.
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. [re. French common names].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Li, Q.-Q. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of Allium (Amaryllidaceae: Allieae) based on nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer and chloroplast rps16 sequences, focusing on the inclusion of species endemic to China. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106:709–733.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1954. The cultivated Allium. Baileya 2:113.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Stearn, W. T. 1944. Notes on the genus Allium in the Old World. Herbertia 11:11–34.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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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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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?2413 (19 September 2014)

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