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Taxon: Daucus carota L.

Genus: Daucus section: Daucus
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae tribe: Scandiceae subtribe: Daucinae.
Nomen number: 300172
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:242. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 30-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 1016 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
IA(wild strains)*°, IL°, KS°, MI*°, OH*, SD°, TX°, WA*°, WV°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • black carrot   (Source: J Agric Food Chem 56 [in literature citation]) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. atrorubens]
  • carrot   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • carrot   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus]
  • carrot   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • eastern carrot   (Source: Can J Bot 56:273.) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. atrorubens]
  • Mediterranean carrot   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. maritimus]
  • purple carrot   (Source: J Agric Food Chem 56) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. atrorubens]
  • Queen Anne's-lace   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. carota]
  • queen's-lace   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. carota]
  • salosi   (Source: M. G. Pimenov, p.c.) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. carota]
  • sea carrot   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. gummifer]
  • wild carrot   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Daucus carota subsp. carota]
  • hu luo bo   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • ye hu luo bo   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Daucus carota subsp. carota]
  • carotte   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • gelbe Rübe   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • Karotte   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • Möhre   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • Mohrrübe   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • gajar   (Source: P.K. Mukherjee, p.c.) – India   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • carota   (Source: F Ital ) – Italian   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • ninjin   (Source: F Korea ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • danggeun   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • hongdangmu   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:96.) – Transcribed Korean   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • cenoura   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • zanahoria   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. sativus]
  • morot   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Daucus carota subsp. sativus]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia & Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain - Baleares

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Daucus carota 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?300172 (28 July 2014)

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