EPPO Global Database

Valeriana officinalis(VALOF)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-04-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VALOF
  • Preferred name: Valeriana officinalis
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

All Europe, Black Sea, Russia, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia, China, Japan. The nominate subspecies is diploid, whereas the others (q.v.) are tetraploid or octoploid (and are restriced to Europe). Cultivated as an ornamental and medicinal plant. Introduced into North America and elsewhere. The forms occurring in non-European Russia have been considered as separate species in the Russian literature, but are now combined with V. officinalis


WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Valeriana alternifolia von Bunge
Valeriana dubia von Bunge

Common names
Name Language
котешка билка Bulgarian
лечебна дилянка Bulgarian
herba gatera Catalan
valeriana Catalan
valeriana vera Catalan
kozlík lékařský Czech
læge-baldrian Danish
Arzneibaldrian German
echter Baldrian German
gebräuchlicher Baldrian German
Heilbaldrian German
common valerian English
great wild valerian English
alfeñique Spanish
balenziana Spanish
hierba de los gatos Spanish
valeriana Spanish
valeriana común Spanish
valeriana de lqs boticas+F64887 Spanish
harilikpalderjan Estonian
rohtovirmajuuri Finnish
herbe aux chats French
valériane officinale French
ljekoviti odoljen Croatian
mezei macskagyökér Hungarian
orvosi macskagyökér Hungarian
erba-gatta Italian
valeriana comune Italian
valeriana minore Italian
valeriana silvestre Italian
vaistinis valerijonas Lithuanian
ārstniecības baldriāns Latvian
echte valeriaan Dutch
gewone valeriaan Dutch
legevendelrot Norwegian
kozłek lekarski Polish
erva-benedicta Portuguese
erva-dos-gatos Portuguese
valeriana Portuguese
valeriana-das-boticas Portuguese
valeriana-selvagem Portuguese
odolean Romanian
валериана лекарственная Russian
kozlik lekársky Slovak
valeriána lekárska Slovak
zdravilna špajka Slovene
haraqinë Albanian
haraqinë mjekësore Albanian
läkevänderot Swedish
vanlig vänderot Swedish
kediotu Turkish
xié cǎo Chinese
缬草 Chinese