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Taxon: Cnidium monnieri (L.) Cusson

Genus: Cnidium
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae tribe: Selineae
Nomen number: 402545
Place of publication: Mém. Soc. Méd. Emul. Paris 280. 1782
Name verified on: 19-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Aug-2008
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, Chita, Irkutsk [s.], Krasnoyarsk [s.], Yakutia-Sakha [s.]
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Korea; Taiwan
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam, Meghalaya
    Indo-China: Laos; Vietnam

    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon [extirpated?]


  • American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation). [lists as C. monnieri (L.) Cusson ex Juss.].
  • Mathias, M. E. & L. Constance. 1945. Umbelliferae. In: Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2, North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 28B:190.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mukherjee, P. K. & L. Constance. 1993. Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) of India.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [mentions].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).


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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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