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Taxon: Beta vulgaris L.

Genus: Beta section: Beta
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Betoideae tribe: Beteae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 300073
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:222. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 15 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • beet   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • beet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beetroot   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • field beet   (Source: Federal Seed Act ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • fodder beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • foliage beet   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • garden beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • leaf beet   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • mangel   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • mangold   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • red beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • root beet   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • sea beet   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • Sicilian broad-rib beet   (Source: F Turk [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • spinach beet   (Source: World Econ Pl [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • spinach chard   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • sugarbeet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Swiss chard   (Source: World Econ Pl [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • yellow beet   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • salq   (Source: F Egypt ) – Arabic   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • shamandar   (Source: Ill L Qatar ) – Arabic   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • tian cai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave fourragère   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave jaune   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave potagère   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave rouge   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betterave sucrière   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • poirée à carde   (Source: Dict Rehn [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • poirée à couper   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • poirée bette   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Blatt-Mangold   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Futterrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • mangel Wurzel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Mangold   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • römische Bete   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • rote Bete   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • rote Rübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Runkelrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Schnittmangold   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • See-Mangold   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • Stielmangold   (Source: Dict Rehn [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • Wild-Bete   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • Zuckerrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • palangsag   (Source: Econ Bot 31:372. [as B. vulgaris var. orientalis]) – India   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • palanki   (Source: Econ Bot 31:372. [as B. vulgaris var. orientalis]) – India   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]
  • barbabietola   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • barbabietola da foraggio   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • barbabietola da zucchero   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • bietola da coste   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • bietola da orto   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • geundae   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:84.) – Transcribed Korean   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • acelga   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – Portuguese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beterraba   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beterraba-açucareira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beterraba-forrageira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beterraba-sacarina   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • acelga   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • acelga cardo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betarraga azucarera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • betarraga forrajera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha amarilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha azucarera   (Source: UPOV ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha colorada   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha de mesa   (Source: UPOV ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha forrajera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • remolacha roja   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • beta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris]
  • strandbeta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden [s.w.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany [n.]; Netherlands; Slovakia
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Montenegro
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, Western Cape
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; Sweden
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part
    Southeastern Europe: Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Rio Negro; Chile

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland
    Middle Europe: Poland
    East Europe: Latvia

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Beta vulgaris L.:


Images:

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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?300073 (25 October 2014)

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