Sorting Levisticum names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Levisticum officinale W. D.J. Koch.

SYNONYM(S) : Levisticum vulgare Reichb., Levisticum vulgare Hill , Ligusticum levisticum L., Angelica levisticum All., Angelica levisticum Baillon

ARABIC : Kâshin, Kâshin rûmî, Angudân rûmî.

CHINESE : Ou dang gui.

DANISH : Løvstikke, Maggiurt.

DUTCH : Maggikruid.

ENGLISH : Lovage, Mountain hemlock.

ESTONIAN : Harilik leeskputk.

FINNISH : Liperi.

FRENCH : Livèche, Ache de montagne, Céleri de montagne, Céleri batard, Céleri perpétuel, Herbe à maggi (Switzerland), Séséli commun.

GERMAN: Berg-Liebstöckel, Liebstock, Liebstöckel, Echter liebstöckel, Maggikraut (Switzerland).

HUNGARIAN : Lestyán.

ICELANDIC : Skessujurt .

ITALIAN : Levistico, Ligustico, Sedano di Monte, Sedano di montagna, Seseli comune.

NORWEGIAN : Løpstikke, Kjærlighetsurt.

POLISH : Lubczyk ogrodowy.

RUSSIAN : Ljubistok, Zorja, Goritsvet, Krovavnik, Guljavitsa.

SPANISH : Apio de montaña, Levístico, Ligústico.

SWEDISH : Libbsticka.

TURKISH : Selam otu, Yaban kereviz, Kiashém (romanized - shé = s with cedilla).


Photograph of leaves by Börje Wernersson at Den Virtuella Floran.

Photographs & description (Swedish) at Den Virtuella Floran.


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (08 January 2000).

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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