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Taxon: Ribes americanum Mill.

Genus: Ribes subgenus: Ribes section: Botrycarpum
Family: Grossulariaceae.
Nomen number: 31774
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Ribes no. 4. 1768
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘RIBES’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Krussmann)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for black currant   (to antracnose fide Biologija 3:65. 2005)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology   ("model species used in the Floral Genome project" fide Temp Fr Crop Breed 193. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of black currant   (based on partially fertile hybrids with Ribes nigrum fide Biologija 3:67. 2005)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado [e.], Montana, Wyoming [e.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • 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).
  • Brennan, R. M. & S. L. Gordon. 2002. Future prespectives in blackcurrant breeding. Acta Hort. 585:39–45.
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries. Pp. 177–196 in: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics.
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dikonianas, T. et al. 2005. American black currant as donor of leaf disease resistance in black currant breeding. Biologija (Vilnius) 3:65–68.
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  • Hummer, K. E. & A. Dale. 2010. Horticulture of Ribes. Forest Pathol. 40:251–263.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Images:

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?31774 (31 October 2014)

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