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Taxon: Hedera helix L.

Genus: Hedera
Family: Araliaceae subfamily: Aralioideae.
Nomen number: 300252
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:202. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 29-Sep-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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:
OR(except named horticultural varieties)*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • common ivy   (Source: F BritStace ) – English   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]
  • English ivy   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]
  • Italian ivy   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English   [Hedera helix forma poetarum]
  • ivy   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – English
  • poet's ivy   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English   [Hedera helix forma poetarum]
  • yellow-berry ivy   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Hedera helix forma poetarum]
  • Engelse hedera   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]
  • lierre grimpant   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]
  • Efeu   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German
  • gewöhnlicher Efeu   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]
  • gulfruktig murgröna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Hedera helix forma poetarum]
  • murgröna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Hedera helix subsp. helix]

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia [n.]; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Hedera helix L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedera helix cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?300252 (30 July 2014)

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