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Taxon: Ribes hirtellum Michx.

Genus: Ribes subgenus: Grossularia section: Grossularia
Family: Grossulariaceae.
Nomen number: 31817
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:111. 1803
Name verified on: 17-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 2 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.


Common names:

  • American gooseberry   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • hairy gooseberry   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • hairy-stem gooseberry   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • wedge-leaf gooseberry   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • amerikanische Stachelbeere   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for gooseberry   (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 182. 2008; also fide Pl Breed Rev 156. 2007)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in gooseberry   (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 183. 2008)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of gooseberry   (based on crosses with Ribes uva-crispa fide Andrushkevich et al. 2011)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of gooseberry   (together with Ribes uva-crispa fide Pl Breed Rev 29:148. 2007)
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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, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.e.], Manitoba [s.], Saskatchewan [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana [n.], Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio [n.], Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois [n.e.], Minnesota, Nebraska [n.], North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - District of Columbia

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
  • EUROPE
    Europe [c.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States

References:

  • Andrushkevich, T. M. et al. 2011. Inheritance of marketable berry qualities in hybrid gooseberry breed. Fruit-growing: scientific papers. Belarus. 23:210–227. [as Grossularia hirtella].
  • Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries. 177–196 In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics. 177–196.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. [= R. uva-crispa var. sativum DC.].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. [accepts].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hjamarsson, I. & B. Wallace. 2007. Gooseberry and currant in Sweden: history and cultivar development. Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:145–175.
  • 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.
  • Keep, E. 1975. Currants and gooseberries. 198 In: Janick, J. & J. N. Moore, eds., Advances in fruit breeding. 198.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Pluta, S. 2012. New challenges in the Ribes breeding and production. Acta Hort. 946:27–35.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. [= R. oxyacanthoides var. hirtellum].
  • Sinnott, Q. P. 1985. A revision of Ribes L. subg. Grossularia (Mill.) Pers. sect. Grossularia (Mill.) Nutt. (Grossulariaceae) in North America. Rhodora 87:237.
  • Taylor, R. L. & R. P. Brockman. 1966. Chromosome numbers of some western Canadian plants. Canad. J. Bot. 44:1093–1103. [2n=16].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
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