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Antirrhinum majus
(snapdragon)

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Antirrhinum majus (snapdragon)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
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  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Antirrhinum majus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • snapdragon
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Antirrhinum majus

Preferred Common Name

  • snapdragon

International Common Names

  • Spanish: boca de leon; conejitos; dragon; mamaconills
  • French: gueule de loup
  • Portuguese: bocas-de-lobo

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Löwenmaul, Garten-
  • Italy: antirrino; bocca di leone; capo di bue; copa di cane; muso di vitello
  • Netherlands: leeuwebekje
  • Sweden: lejongap

EPPO code

  • ATHMM (Antirrhinum majus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Scrophulariales
  •                         Family: Scrophulariaceae
  •                             Genus: Antirrhinum
  •                                 Species: Antirrhinum majus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

BhutanPresentIntroduced1979
IndiaPresent
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
-PunjabPresent
-Tamil NaduPresent
IranPresent

Europe

AlbaniaPresentIntroduced1924
AustriaPresentIntroduced1797
BelgiumPresentIntroduced1846
CyprusPresentIntroduced1787
CzechiaPresentIntroduced1819
France
-CorsicaPresentIntroduced1914
IrelandPresentIntroduced1866
LithuaniaPresentIntroduced1997
NorwayPresentIntroduced1897
PolandPresent
Portugal
-AzoresPresentIntroduced1999
-MadeiraPresentIntroduced1894
RomaniaPresentIntroduced1960
SlovakiaPresentIntroducedFirst reported: 1791. First reported in wild: 1830
United KingdomPresentIntroduced1762

North America

CanadaPresentIntroduced1976
CubaPresent

South America

BrazilPresent
-Sao PauloPresent

References

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Gobatto, D., Oliveira, L. A. de, Franco, D. A. de S., Velásquez, N., Daròs, J. A., Eiras, M., 2019. Surveys in the chrysanthemum production areas of Brazil and Colombia reveal that weeds are potential reservoirs of chrysanthemum stunt viroid. Viruses, 11(4), 355. doi: 10.3390/v11040355

Distribution References

Aasia Rashid, Azad S A, Umar Farooq, 2014. Community analysis of plant parasitic nematodes associated with ornamental plants in Rajouri district (J&K), India. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 3 (1), 194-197. http://www.ijcmas.com/vol-3-1/Aasia%20Rashid,%20et%20al.pdf

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Deimi A M, Chitambar J J, Maafi Z T, 2008. Nematodes associated with flowering ornamental plants in Mahallat, Iran. Nematologia Mediterranea. 36 (2), 115-123. http://www.edizioniets.com

Gobatto D, Oliveira L A de, Franco D A de S, Velásquez N, Daròs J A, Eiras M, 2019. Surveys in the chrysanthemum production areas of Brazil and Colombia reveal that weeds are potential reservoirs of chrysanthemum stunt viroid. Viruses. 11 (4), 355. DOI:10.3390/v11040355

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Senthilraja C, Renukadevi P, Malathi V G, Nakkeeran S, Pappu H R, 2018. Occurrence of tomato spotted wilt virus infecting snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus) in India. Plant Disease. 102 (8), 1676. DOI:10.1094/pdis-02-18-0250-pdn

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