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Taxon: Nephrophyllidium crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Gilg

Genus: Nephrophyllidium
Family: Menyanthaceae
Nomen number: 25204
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2):105. 1895
Name verified on: 17-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Jun-2000
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).
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:

  • deer-cabbage   (Source: F Pacif NW ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, Sakhalin
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu [n. & c.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia [w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington [n.w.]


  • Calder, J. A. & R. L. Taylor. 1968. Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].
  • Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. [= Fauria crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Makino].


Check other web resources for Nephrophyllidium crista-galli (Menzies ex Hook.) Gilg:


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  • 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.
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