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Purple-loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Myrtales »  family Lythraceae

Scientific synonyms

Lythrum salicaria var. gracilior Turcz.
Lythrum salicaria var. tomentosum (P. Mill.) DC.
Lythrum salicaria var. vulgare DC.

Other names

= Purple Loosestrife
= Purple Loosestrife or Lythrum
= Purple Lythrum
= Rainbow Weed
= Salicaire
= Spiked Loosestrife

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Galerucella calmariensis (Linnaeus, 1767) - Loosestrife Leaf Beetle, Hylobius transversovittatus (Goeze, 1771) - Root-boring Weevil

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Lythrum salicaria L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Lythrum salicaria L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [http://www.botanic.co.il/A/defaulte.htm] [as Lythrum salicaria]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Lythrum salicaria L.]
EN Rintanen, T. (1996): Changes in the flora and vegetation of 113 Finnish lakes during 40 years [http://www.sekj.org/PDF/anbf33/anbf33-10...], Ann. Bot. Fennici 33: 101–122 [as Lythrum salicaria]

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