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 IPANE - Catalog of Species Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Heracleum mantegazzianum is a native of the Caucasus Mountains and southwest Asia.
Heracleum mantegazzianum was introduced as early as 1917 as a garden curiosity.
Heracleum mantegazzianum is present along roadsides, in vacant lots and along streams and rivers.
webapps.lib.uconn.edu /ipane/browsing.cfm?descriptionid=113   (498 words)

 Botanical Electronic News - BEN #314
Heracleum mantegazzianum is generally distinguished from H. maximum by its larger size; where flowering plants of H. maximum seldom reach over 2.0 m in height, H. mantegazzianum_ is often 2.5 to 4 m in height with lower leaves in a basal rosette between 1.5 to 2.0 m in total breadth.
Heracleum mantegazzianum was first recorded in riparian areas along French Creek in 1964 (Dawe and White, 1979) and the largest populations on Vancouver Island are still found in the surrounding area.
Heracleum mantegazzianum is also prevalent in adjacent areas of the District of North Vancouver including the lower Seymour River and roadsides near the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge and upper Wagg Creek (St. Andrews St. and Queens Ave.) and the central portion of the Mosquito Creek watershed.
www.ou.edu /cas/botany-micro/ben/ben314.html   (4629 words)

 Egypt: Heracleum: The Legendary Submerged City
At Heracleum, which housed the Greek temple of Hercules for which the city was named, the extinct Canupian branch of the Nile flowed into the Mediterranean.
This is an intact replica of the famous Necrates plaque found in 1899 and kept at present with the Egyptian Museum.
These discoveries, particularly the Heracleum plaque, colossal statues and the temple coffin, reveal the Egyptian name and location of this sunken city, together with significant and basic indicators of the topography of the Canup era.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/heracleum.htm   (1172 words)

 Pages 80-99, Helleborus to Ligustrum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CONFUSED TAXA: Heracleum mantegazzianum is an herb that grows to 4 meters with leaves sometimes over 1 meter long, leafets: very large, deeply cut, green beneath; umbels: up to 1 meter across; petioles: blotched with purple, having large, coarse white hairs at the base; plants: coarsely hairy; flower stalks: ribbed.
Heracleum lanatum is a smaller, less coarse (more softly pubescent) plant growing to 2 meters.
Heracleum lanatum is reported to have medicinal properties and was once used for treating epilepsy.
cal.vet.upenn.edu /poison/agbook/hellebor.htm   (3518 words)

 Information about giant hogweed - Heracleum mantegazzianum
Induced disruption of sieve element plastids in Heracleum mantegazzianum.
Grace, J., Stewart, F. Hybridization in the genus Heracleum in the British Isles Heracleum sphondylium with Heracleum mantegazzianum, ecosystems.
Morphometric and chromatographic variation and male meiosis in the hybrid Heracleum mantegazzianum x Heracleum sphondylium (Apiacease) and its parents.
www.nwcb.wa.gov /weed_info/Written_findings/Heracleum_mantegazzianum.html   (1498 words)

 BoDD (Botanical Dermatology Database) - UMBELLIFERAE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Contact with the young shoots of a plant identified as Heracleum giganteum caused acute dermatitis of the hands and forearms of a gardener (Stowers 1897).
He further observed that the acridity of the sap of Heracleum, Angelica and similar plants varied with the season of the year and all skins were not equally susceptible to its action.
Jain, S.R. (1969) Investigations on the essential oil of Heracleum mantegazzianum L. Planta Medica 17: 230.
bodd.cf.ac.uk /BotDermFolder/BotDermU/UMBE.html   (8741 words)

 Cow parsnip or hogweed. DermNet NZ
Heracleum, is from the Latin, Herâclêus, "of or belonging to Hercules".
Kavli G, Midelfart K, Raa J, Volden G. Phototoxicity from furocoumarins (psoralens) of Heracleum laciniatum in a patient with vitiligo.
Prinz VL, Kostler H. [Report on 3 cases of toxic phytophotodermatitis due to Heracleum mantegazzianum (giant cow parsnip)].
www.dermnetnz.org /dermatitis/plants/hogweed.html   (642 words)

 Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) - A Noxious Plant in Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a member of the parsley or carrot family, Apiaceae (Umbelliferae).
As its name indicates it is characterized by its size and may grow to 15 to 20 feet in height.
Murphy, R. A reanalysis of particle motion in sieve tubes of Heracleum.
www.ecy.wa.gov /programs/wq/plants/weeds/aqua012.html   (1460 words)

 King's American Dispensatory, 1898: Heracleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
281) to be hardly distinct from Heracleum sphondylium, Linné, of Europe and Asia.
The fruits of all species of Heracleum thus far analyzed, abound in volatile oil, free ethyl and methyl alcohol and solid hydrocarbons of the paraffine series.
Gutzeit obtained 2 per cent of volatile oil, which was differentiated into 10 per cent of a mixture of ethyl-butyrate and acetate, and 55 per cent of hexyl-butyrate and octyl-acetale.
www.ibiblio.org /herbmed/eclectic/kings/heracleum.html   (1051 words)

 Heracleum maximum, Cow Parsnip
Heracleum, from the Latin, Herâclêus, "of or belonging to Hercules" (itself derived from the Greek)
Family Apiaceae characterised by alternate leaves, widening at the base into a sheath that clasps the stem.
Some North Country members of this family are poisonous, including the Water Hemlocks (Cicuta bulbifera and Cicuta maculata); some, like Cow Parsnip, are irratating to the skin; handle unfamilar plants with caution.
www.rook.org /earl/bwca/nature/herbs/heracleum.html   (666 words)

 Literatur zu Heracleum-Hybriden
ELVEBAKK, A. 1992: Er tromsøpalmen (Heracleum laciniatum auct.
GRACE, J. and STEWART, F. 1978: Hybridisation in the genus Heracleum in the British Isles.
OCHSMANN, J. Heracleum mantegazzianum SOMMIER and LEVIER (Apiaceae) in Deutschland.
www.ochsmann-online.de /literature/lit_Heracleum-Hybriden.htm   (197 words)

 07/05/98 The Perils of Giant Hogweed
Giant hogweed is a huge, dramatic plant that was introduced as a garden ornamental from Europe, botanically named Heracleum mantegazzianum.
The immense size caused it to be named after the mythical Hercules, and getting it out of landscapes may be like the labors of Hercules.
Cow parsnip, with a similar leaf and flower, is a native plant to the maritime Pacific Northwest.
gardening.wsu.edu /column/07-05-98.htm   (928 words)

 Cow parsnip: Apiaceae Heracleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cow parsnip or pushkie, Heracleum maximum, is a large plant with very large leaves.
It is found along stream banks and in moist meadows.
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www.explorenm.com /plants/Apiaceae/Heracleum   (34 words)

 Plant Profile for Heracleum mantegazzianum (giant hogweed)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
View all Heracleum thumbnails at the PLANTS Gallery
See county distributions for the following states by clicking on them below or on the map.
Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier – giant hogweed
plants.usda.gov /cgi_bin/plant_profile.cgi?symbol=HEMA17   (414 words)

 Giant Alien Heracleum mantegazzianum
This international workshop will bring together contributions on all aspects of Heracleum mantegazzianum with a particular emphasis on its biology and ecology, management and control and the development of best practice on the basis of research dealing with alien invasive plants.
Participation in the workshop is open to an international audience.
We invite participation and submission of contributions to this conference by anybody working on the biology of Heracleum mantegazzianum.
www.uni-giessen.de /fbr09/landschaft/Heracleum_2005/heracleum.html   (149 words)

 AllRefer - Species: Cow Parsnip | Heracleum lanatum > Species:
ABBREVIATION : HERLAN SYNONYMS : Heracleum maximum Bartr.
Hendrix, Stephen D. Reactions of Heracleum lanatum to floral herbivory by Depressaria pastinacella.
Young, Donald R. Microclimate effects on water relations, leaf temperatures, and the distribution of Heracleum lanatum at high elevations.
reference.allrefer.com /wildlife-plants-animals/plants/forb/herlan/all.html   (3194 words)

 PlantFiles: Detailed information on Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
PlantFiles: Detailed information on Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
Nov 14, 5:00 PM Detailed information on Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)
Heracleum persicum is used as a spice in the middle east, particularly Iran.
www.plantsdatabase.com /go/1141   (534 words)

 PlantenTuin Esveld List of available slides of plants of the genus Heracleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
List of available slides from the genus Heracleum.
The slides listed below are available from us as scans in JPG format.
These are part of our on-line plant catalogue, but are also linked in this list for your use at the same terms as above.
www.esveld.nl /dialijsten/dialistgHeracleum.html   (168 words)

 Weblink - database of botanical links: query results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
GGD-infobank publieksinformatie over gezondheid en preventie: Heracleum mantegazzianum (Berenklauw - Apiaceae - Umbelliferae)
Giftinformationszentrale Bonn: Heracleum mantegazzianum (Riesenbärenklau - Apiaceae - Umbelliferae)
Search for additional information about Heracleum mantegazzianum on the GRIN website.
mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de /links/links-stichwort_e.idc?searchname=Heracleum   (133 words)

 Information on Heracleum sphondylium
(Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous weed of the genus Heracleum ({Heracleum sphondylium in England, and Heracleum lanatum in America).
(Bot.) The English cow parsnip ({Heracleum sphondylium) --Dr. Prior.
Heracleum sphondylium n : tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers [syn: cow parsnip, hogweed]
www.wkonline.com /d/Heracleum_sphondylium.html   (118 words)

 Heracleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Giant Hogweed or Heracleum mantegazzianum - Images of this infamous weed.
Giant Hogweed - Description and images of this invasive weed.
Invasive Species: Hogweed Profile - Extensive list of links to weed fact sheets about Heracleum mantegazzianum.
www.findly.com /heracleum.htm   (62 words)

 Biology Flora and Fauna Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Apiaceae Heracleum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Biology Flora and Fauna Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Apiaceae Heracleum
Flora and Fauna Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Apiaceae Heracleum
Extensive list of links to weed fact sheets about Heracleum mantegazzianum.
www.biology-guide.us /browse-heracleum-2493-1.html   (81 words)

 Herkulesstaude (Heracleum mantegazzianum) im GIFTPFLANZEN.COMpendium - www.giftpflanzen.com
Die willkürliche Festlegung der Völkerwanderung zur Definition von Neophyten (in anderen Quellen, etwa den unten aufgeführten Büchern, wird der Beginn der Neuzeit zur Definition herangezogen) verdeutlicht diesen Sachverhalt.
Inwieweit wir uns von den Neubürgern bedroht fühlen, hängt im wesentlichen von der Spezies ab: So begegnet man der Nachtkerze (Oenothera biennis) und dem bizarren Tintenfischpilz (Clathrus archeri) weniger kritisch als der Herkulesstaude (Heracleum mantegazzianum) und den putzigen Halsbandsittichen (Psittacula krameri) weniger kritisch als etwa dem Waschbär oder der Bisamratte.
Mit Naturschutz hat diese Einschätzung freilich nichts zu tun.
www.giftpflanzen.com /heracleum_mantegazzianum.html   (772 words)

 Alien species in Poland
Time of introduction/first record: 2nd half of the 20th century
Balcerkiewicz S. 1972 Barszcz kaukaski Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier et Levier we wsi Parnica w powiecie gryfińskim.
Wróbel-Stermińska W. 1958 Obserwacje nad Heracleum Mantegazzianum Somm.
www.iop.krakow.pl /ias/species.asp?102   (119 words)

 Seed Germination Database
Hemiphora GP 30-120 ˆ 70-75 Peaty JC Hepatica HP 30-360 L 50-55 Well drained JC See No. 14.
Heracleum HP 30-90 - Well drained 1/4" Sow in situ.
Herniaria HP 10-12 70 Well drained JC Hesperis HB 20-25 L 70-85 Peaty S Can be sown in situ.
www.backyardgardener.com /tm.html   (11528 words)

 Order American Cow Parsnip, Heracleum lanatum, Herb Seeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Order American Cow Parsnip, Heracleum lanatum, Herb Seeds
Notes: Edible parts, sow where to be grown.
HERACLEUM LANATUM Parsley cannot be surpassed for its versatility in the kitchen.
www.sandmountainherbs.com /parsnip_american_cow.html   (170 words)

 Definition of heracleum - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
heracleum is one of more than 1,000,000 entries available at Merriam-WebsterUnabridged.com.
For More Information on "heracleum" go to Britannica.com
Get the Top 10 Search Results for "heracleum"
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=Heracleum   (82 words)

 The Global Compendium of Weeds: Heracleum maximum Bartr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Global Compendium of Weeds: Heracleum maximum Bartr.
NOTE: Please do NOT link to or bookmark this page; it is a TEMPORARY URL which will be replaced within a few months.
NOTE: for now (until database/website are updated), you must manually search for each data source in the GWC Data Sources document.)
www.hear.org /gcw/html/autogend/species/9538.HTM   (112 words)

 Wiesenbärenklau (Heracleum sphondylium) im GIFTPFLANZEN.COMpendium - www.giftpflanzen.com
Verantwortlich für diese Hautirritationen sind Furocumarine, die in allen Teilen der Pflanze vorhanden sind.
Der Gehalt an Furocumarinen liegt bei Wiesenbärenklau sogar höher (mit Ausnahme der Früchte) als bei der in Verruf gekommenen Herkulesstaude (Heracleum mantegazzianum), die aufgrund ihrer Größe aber eine höhere Anziehungskraft auf Passanten hat.
Die wichtigsten Furocumarine des Wiesenbärenklaus sind Isopimpinellin, Pimpinellin und Bergapten.
www.giftpflanzen.com /heracleum_sphondylium.html   (164 words)

 Making Light: Attack of the Giant Hogweed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Notice you can still find the plants under their old names in a lot of places.
Why is the genus name for giant hogweed Heracleum?
What does it have to do with Hercules -- is it because it's big?
nielsenhayden.com /makinglight/archives/006570.html   (8011 words)

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