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Taxon: Gillenia trifoliata (L.) Moench

Genus: Gillenia
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Gillenieae.
Nomen number: 417682
Place of publication: Suppl. Meth. 286. 1802
Comment: although regarded as such by some authors, Gillenia is not to be treated as a homonym of Gillena, according to Taxon 37:139. 1988
Name verified on: 01-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Dec-2000
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • bowman's-root   (Source: F Mich [as Porteranthus trifoliatus]) – English
  • mountain Indian-physic   (Source: F Penn [as Porteranthus trifoliatus]) – English
  • gillenia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

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      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana. [mentions].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. [= Porteranthus trifoliatus (L.) Britton].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [= Porteranthus trifoliatus (L.) Britton].
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block. 2000. The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. [= Porteranthus trifoliatus].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. [= Porteranthus trifoliatus (L.) Britton].
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora. [= Porteranthus trifoliatus].
  • Yatskievych, G. & J. Turner. 1990. Catalogue of the flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?417682 (20 December 2014)

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