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
Valeriana exaltata Mikan

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