Taxon profile


Great Burnet
Sanguisorba officinalis L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Rosales »  family Rosaceae »  genus Sanguisorba - burnet

Scientific synonyms

Poterium officinale (L.) Gray
Sanguisorba microcephala K. Presl
Sanguisorba officinalis subsp. microcephala (K. Presl) Calder & Taylor
Sanguisorba officinalis var. polygama (W. Nyl.) Mela & A. Caj.

Other names

= Official Burnet

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Auletobius sanguisorbae (Schrank, 1798), Phengaris teleius (Bergsträsser, 1779) - Scarce Large Blue, Compsapoderus erythropterus (Gmelin, 1790)

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 Sanguisorba officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Sanguisorba officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Sanguisorba officinalis L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Sanguisorba officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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