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Taxon: Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris

Genus: Beta section: Beta
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Betoideae tribe: Beteae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 7057
Comment: treated here to include B. vulgaris Fodder Beet, Garden Beet, Leaf Beet, and Sugar Beet Groups
Name verified on: 24-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1815 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.


See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • beet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • beetroot   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • field beet   (Source: Federal Seed Act ) – English
  • fodder beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • foliage beet   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English
  • garden beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • leaf beet   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English
  • mangel   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • mangold   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • red beet   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • root beet   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Sicilian broad-rib beet   (Source: F Turk [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – English
  • spinach beet   (Source: World Econ Pl [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – English
  • spinach chard   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • sugarbeet   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Swiss chard   (Source: World Econ Pl [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – English
  • yellow beet   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • shamandar   (Source: Ill L Qatar ) – Arabic
  • tian cai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • betterave   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • betterave fourragère   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • betterave jaune   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • betterave potagère   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • betterave rouge   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • betterave sucrière   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • poirée à carde   (Source: Dict Rehn [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – French
  • poirée à couper   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – French
  • poirée bette   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • Blatt-Mangold   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German
  • Futterrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • mangel Wurzel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Mangold   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German
  • römische Bete   (Source: Zander Ency [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – German
  • rote Bete   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • rote Rübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Runkelrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Schnittmangold   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – German
  • Stielmangold   (Source: Dict Rehn [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – German
  • Zuckerrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • barbabietola   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • barbabietola da foraggio   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • barbabietola da zucchero   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • bietola da coste   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • bietola da orto   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • geundae   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:84.) – Transcribed Korean
  • acelga   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – Portuguese
  • beterraba   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • beterraba-açucareira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • beterraba-forrageira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • beterraba-sacarina   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • acelga   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. cicla]) – Spanish
  • acelga cardo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. vulgaris var. flavescens]) – Spanish
  • betarraga azucarera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • betarraga forrajera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • remolacha amarilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • remolacha azucarera   (Source: UPOV ) – Spanish
  • remolacha colorada   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • remolacha de mesa   (Source: UPOV ) – Spanish
  • remolacha forrajera   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • remolacha roja   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • beta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, Western Cape
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [incl. Sicily]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador
  • occasionally naturalized elsewhere

      Adventive:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Libya
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    East Europe: Latvia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:


Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • 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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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?7057 (29 August 2014)

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