Gentiana acaulis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 228 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Spain to Alps, Central Italy to Carpathians. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Beentje, H. (2010). The Kew Plant Glossary. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Curtis, W. (1788). Gentiana acaulis. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 2: t. 52
  • Leung, A.Y. (1996). Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics. (2nd ed.) J Wiley, New York.
  • The Plant List (2010). Gentiana acaulis.
  • Wilford, R. (2010). Alpines from Mountain to Garden. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • 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 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 Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0