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Taxon: Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.

Genus: Arabidopsis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Camelineae.
Nomen number: 3769
Place of publication: C. F. Holl & G. Heynhold, Fl. Sachsen 2:538. 1842
Name verified on: 02-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: research in plant biology   (fide Science 269:303. 1995)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale   (based on reports of hybrids with Brassica oleracea by protoplast fusion fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of radish   (based on reports of hybrids with Raphanus sativus by protoplast fusion fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Lebanon [temperate Asia]; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.]; Nepal; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.]; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire [e.]
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Northern Cape, Western Cape
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    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, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, Utah
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Santa Cruz; Chile; Uruguay

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.:


Images:

  • Fruits: 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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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?3769 (31 July 2014)

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