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Echium L.
Neidonkielet
Echium, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]
Echium, Den Virtuella Floran [DVF]
Echium (Boraginaceae) ; [GNSP]

Foodplants for Cynaeda dentalis, Utetheisa pulchella, U. pulchelloides



[sp-1x.jpg] 600x802 (~52Kb) France, Sophia Antipolis, 5.10.2000, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2x.jpg] 600x883 (~67Kb) France, Sophia Antipolis, 5.10.2000, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2y.jpg] 900x613 (~114Kb) France, Sophia Antipolis, 5.10.2000, Photo © Markku Savela
[sp-3.jpg] 800x1121 (~107Kb) Russia, Udmurtia, Izhevsk (parklike areas along shore of "Izhevsky Prud"), 5.8.2004, Photo © Markku Savela

The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.



Echium plantagineum L.
Ratamoneidonkieli Purple Viper's-bugloss Salvation-jane
[plantagineum-1aU.jpg] identification uncertain 1243x952 (~224Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Plataria. 8.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio [plantagineum-1bU.jpg] identification uncertain 670x780 (~102Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Plataria. 8.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Vanessa cardui



fiEchium vulgare L.
Neidonkieli Kyläneidonkieli Viper's Bugloss Blueweed Blue Devil Common viper's-bugloss Blåeld
Echium vulgare, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Echium vulgare ; [RK, 349]; [SK, 478]; [GMBOT, 688]
[vulgare-1.jpg] 979x734 (~292Kb) Estonia: Saaremaa, Torgu, Mäebe, 29.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Coleophora pennella, Ethmia bipunctella, E. terminella, Tinthia tineiformis?, Vanessa cardui



Echium candicans L. f.

Echium coincyanum Lacaita
Small-stamen viper's-bugloss

Echium creticum L.
Cretan viper's-bugloss
Echium australe Lam.

Echium italicum L.
Italian viper's-bugloss
[italicum-1a.jpg] 652x976 (~277Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Askari, 14.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio [italicum-1x.jpg] 1225x956 (~143Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Askari, 14.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio


Echium pustulatum Sibthorp & Sm.
Bluedevil
Echium vulgare var. pustulatum (Sibthorp & Sm.); Coincy


29.5.2007 (7)

References:
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[DVF]
Den Virtuella floran; http://linnaeus.nrm.se/flora/welcome.html; Ett projekt vid Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Stockholm, Sweden).; Even for non-Swedish speaker, the distribution maps on species are nice (map buttons "Norden" and "Norra halvklotet")
[GMBOT]
Robinson, Benjamin, Fernald, Lyndon, 1908; Gray's New Manual of Botany (7th edition); A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Central and Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada; American Book Company
[GNSP]
Wielgorskaya, 1995; Dictionary of generic names of seed plants
[Harri Arkkio]
Finland; For the time being these pictures are only for this site. Other usage not allowed.
[RK]
Hämet-Ahti, L., Suominen, J., Ulvinen, T. & Uotila, P. (eds), 1998; Retkeilykasvio (Field Flora of Finland); Ed. 4. 656 pp.; Finnish Museum of Natural History, Botanical Museum. Helsinki
[RUNEBERG]
Project Runeberg: Nordic literature online; Project Runeberg; Bilder ur Nordens Fauna (Carl Axel Magnus Lindman)
[SK]
Mela & Cajander, 1906; Suomen Kasvio; Viides painos


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