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Valeriana officinalis Linné, 1753

(botanical nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

garden valerian, all heal, cat´s valerian, garden heliotrope
Herbe à la Femme Meurtrie, Herbe aux Chats, Herbe de Saint-Georges, Valériane à petites feuilles, Valériane des collines, Valeriane officinale, Valériane sauvage
Augenwurtzel, Augenwurz, Echter Baldrian, Elfenkraut, Hexenkraut, Katzenkraut, Katzenwurtzel, Mondwurz, Theriackkraut, Tollerjan, Augenwurz, Bertram, Dreifuss, Hexenkraut, Katzenkraut, Katzenwurz, Marienwurzel, Mondwurz, Theriakwurzel, Viehkraut, Wendwurzel
Erba dei Gatti, Valeriana Comune
alfeñique, hierba o yerba de los gatos, valeriana común, valeriana de las boticas, valeriana medicinal

Habit:

   
Dried specimen single leaf    
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Distribution:

Biology:

   
Lower Austria, Korneuburg, Bisamberg, 2007.06.02 Germany, Saarbrücken, am Staden, 2017.06.17    
Picture from: Kurz Michael
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Stages in development:

seedling young plant Blossoms: Germany, nature reserve Bachwiesen/Leopoldswiesen, Hockenheimer Rheinbogen unripe fruit: Switzerland, Vaud, Mont Tendre
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Picture from: wikimedia commons: Salicyna (CC-BY-SA-4.0)
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Importance for humans:

 
Valerianae radix Valerianae radix, cut Tinctura Valerianae  
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Worth knowing:

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.26
Kurz Michael: 2018.05.07
not reviewed

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