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Taxon: Reseda alba L.

Genus: Reseda
Family: Resedaceae.
Nomen number: 30924
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:449. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Aug-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jan-1996
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • white mignonette   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • white upright mignonette   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • vitreseda   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait; Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Malta
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

References:

  • Abdallah, M. S. & H. C. D. de Wit. 1978. The Resedaceae. A taxonomical revision of the family. Belmontia, 1, Taxon. (or 2, Ecol; 3, Hort.; 4, Incidental.; N.S.) 8(26):123.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996–. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Check other web resources for Reseda alba L.:


Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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?30924 (24 April 2014)

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