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Useful Temperate Plants

Asyneuma canescens

(Waldst. & Kit.) Griseb. & Schenk

Campanulaceae

+ Synonyms

Asyneuma cordifolium Bornm.

Asyneuma salicifolium Sosn.

Asyneuma salignum (Waldst. & Kit. ex Besser) Fed.

Campanula canescens Roth

Campanula salicifolia Boiss.

Phyteuma ambiguum Schur

Phyteuma canescens Waldst. & Kit.

Phyteuma foliosum Kit.

Phyteuma lanceolatum canescens (Waldst. & Kit.) Pers.

Phyteuma salicifolium Kit. ex Schult.

Phyteuma salignum Waldst. & Kit. ex Besser

Podanthum canescens (Waldst. & Kit.) Boiss.

Podanthum salicifolium Rupr.

Tracanthelium canescens (Waldst. & Kit.) Schur

Tracanthelium salignum (Waldst. & Kit. ex Besser) Schur

Common Name:

Asyneuma canescens

General Information

Asyneuma canescens is a herbaceous, perennial plant producing a cluster of erect, more or less unbranched stems 20 - 100cm tall[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The root contains a large quantity of latex and is a potential source of rubber

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Range

Central and southeast Europe - Slovakia to Ukraine, south to Greec

Habitat

Dry, sub-alpine meadows[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
]. Stony places in the forest-steppe belt[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.50 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Species in this genus generally succeed in full sun or partial shade in any fertile, well-drained soil[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The root contains a high proportion of latex, which can be used to make rubber[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation


Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2021-03-08. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Asyneuma+canescens>

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