General Information
NameBlackcurrant
Scientific NameRibes nigrum
DescriptionBlackcurrant, with the scientific name Ribes nigrum, is a species of Ribes native to central and northern Europe, and northern Asia. It is widely cultivated commercially and domestically as a temperate fruit crop for its abundant berries. It is less well known in the United States where it has been subject to restrictions as a disease vector for most of the 20th century.
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Classification
GroupFruits
Sub-GroupBerries
Taxonomy
LineageEukaryota
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Spermatophyta
Magnoliophyta
eudicotyledons
Gunneridae
Pentapetalae
Saxifragales
Grossulariaceae
Ribes
ITIS ID24488
Wikipedia IDBlackcurrant
Composition
Compounds
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Nutrients
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References
Content Reference[4] Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).
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[3] Shinbo, Y., et al. 'KNApSAcK: a comprehensive species-metabolite relationship database.' Plant Metabolomics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. 165-181.