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Sambucus ebulus L. Adoxaceae

  • Ketevan Batsatsashvili
  • Zaal Kikvidze
  • Manana Khutsishvili
  • Inesa Maisaia
  • Shalva Sikharulidze
  • David Tchelidze
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
  • Rainer W. BussmannEmail author
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Part of the European Ethnobotany book series (EUROETH)

Synonyms

Sambucus paucijuga Steven; Ebulum humile Garcke; Sambucus herbacea Gilib.

Local Names

Georgia: Open image in new window – antsli, Open image in new window – antskli (Chanetian), Open image in new window – antslika (Gurian), Open image in new window – antslika (Imeretian), Open image in new window – inch’ira (Megrelian), Open image in new window – inch’iri (Megrelian), Open image in new window – ganch’v (Svanetian), Open image in new window – genghi (Svanetian) (Makashvili 1991); English: Danewort.

Botany and Ecology

Dwarf herbaceous plant, 1–2 m tall, stems usually un-branched and arising from extensive underground rootstock rhizome. Leaves with leafy stipules, opposite, compound, usually 5 leaflets, up to 9–11, and these 5–20 cm long, with a fetid odor. Inflorescence a flat-topped umbel with 3 main axes. Flowers white, with almond –like aroma. Stamens with purple anthers. Fruits black, shiny, with red juice and 3–4 stones. In disturbed areas, covering cleared areas and edges...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ketevan Batsatsashvili
    • 1
  • Zaal Kikvidze
    • 2
  • Manana Khutsishvili
    • 1
  • Inesa Maisaia
    • 1
  • Shalva Sikharulidze
    • 1
  • David Tchelidze
    • 1
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
    • 3
  • Rainer W. Bussmann
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Botany and Bakuriani Alpine Botanical GardenIlia State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.4-D Research InstituteIlia State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Instituto de Ecología-UMSAHerbario Nacional de BoliviaLa PazBolivia
  4. 4.William L. Brown CenterMissouri Botanical GardenSt. LouisUSA

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