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Taxon: Bryonia alba L.

Genus: Bryonia
Family: Cucurbitaceae tribe: Bryonieae
Nomen number: 401582
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1072. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 24-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
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.

A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
ID*, OR*, WA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan
    Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Poland
    East Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation - Kursk, Penza, Rostov, Ryazan, Saratov, Tambov, Vladimir, Voronezh; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia

    Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southwestern Europe: France

  • also cultivated



Check other web resources for Bryonia alba L.:


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  • 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: (04 October 2015)

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