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Taxon: Ribes nigrum L.

Genus: Ribes subgenus: Ribes section: Botrycarpum
Family: Grossulariaceae.
Nomen number: 31845
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:201. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
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: 259 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • black currant   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • hei cha biao zi   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • cassis   (Source: Herbs Commerce ) – French
  • cassissier   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • gadellier noir   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • groseillier noir   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Ahlbeere   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • schwarze Johannisbeere   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • ribes nero   (Source: HerbSpices ) – Italian
  • kuro-fusa-suguri   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • kuro-suguri   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • groselheira-preta   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • groselheira-negra   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • casis   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • grosellero negro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • svarta vinbär   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring   (fide Flower Oils)
  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases   (white pine blister rust fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm.)
  • Human food: beverage base   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of black currant   (fide Temp Fruit Cr Breed 179. 2008)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of gooseberry   (based on crosses with members of subg. Grossularia producing all sterile hybrids fide Pl Breed Rev 29:152. 2007)
  • Materials: essential oils   (for perfumes fide Flower Oils)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Eastern Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    Mongolia: Mongolia [n.w.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Poland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Heilongjiang, Nei Monggol, Xinjiang
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Switzerland
    Southeastern Europe: Italy; Slovenia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ribes nigrum L.:


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.

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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?31845 (01 September 2014)

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