Taxon profile


Wild Pansy
Viola tricolor L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Violaceae »  genus Viola - violet »  section Viola sect. Melanium

Scientific synonyms

incl. Viola saxatilis F.W. Schmidt

Other names

= European Wild Pansy
= Heartsease
= Johnny Jumpup
= Pansy
= Three-color Violet
= Trinity Violet


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, Iceland, Slovakia, Sweden, North America: United States of Americai, South America: Ecuadori, Asia: Myanmari

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Viola tricolor subsp. curtisii (E. Forst.) Syme

Viola tricolor subsp. curtisii - 000000000111

subspecies Viola tricolor subsp. macedonica (Boiss. & Heldr.) A. Schmidt
subspecies Viola tricolor subsp. matutina Klokov (Valentine)
subspecies Viola tricolor subsp. polychroma (A. Kern.) J. Murr

Viola tricolor subsp. polychroma - 000000000111

subspecies Viola tricolor subsp. saxatilis (F.W. Schmidt) Arcang.

Viola tricolor subsp. saxatilis - 000000000111

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 [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Viola tricolor L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Viola tricolor L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Viola tricolor L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Viola tricolor L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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