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Taxon: Scandix pecten-veneris L.

Genus: Scandix
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae tribe: Scandiceae subtribe: Scandicinae.
Nomen number: 70632
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:256. 1753 "pecten ♀"
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: see Melbourne ICN Art. 23.3, Ex. 2 regarding transcription of original spelling (i.e. the female symbol following "pecten" is to be transcribed as "veneris")
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Scandix pecten-veneris L.:


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?70632 (22 October 2014)

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