Anchusa officinalis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 133 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to Caucasus. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Denmark, East European Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Belgium, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • USDA, NRCS ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Visiani, R.de [s.n.], Croatia K001085700 Unknown type material Yes
[illegible] [s.n.], Romania K001085706 Yes
Schur, P.J.F. [s.n.] K001085705 Yes
Stribrny, V. [s.n.], Bulgaria K001085701 Yes
Vill, P. [2184], Germany K001085704 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Moldova K001085698 Yes
Kellner von Köllenstein, C. [2183], Germany K001085703 Yes
Velenovsky, J. [s.n.], Bulgaria K001085702 Yes
Gusuleac, M. [179], Romania K001085692 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Moldova K001085699 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Moldova K001085697 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images