Geum montanum

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Geum montanum
Geum montanum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Geum
Species: G. montanum
Binomial name
Geum montanum

Geum montanum, Alpine avens, is a flowering plant species native to Europe.[1][2]

Geum montanum roots have been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally as tea for treatment of rheumatism, gout, infections, and fever.[3]


  1. ^ Jekka McVicar (1 March 2003). Seeds: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Successfully from Seed. Globe Pequot. pp. 20–21. ISBN 978-1-58574-874-7. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Harry Higgott Thomas; Samuel Arnott (1914). Rock gardening for amateurs. Cassell and company, limited. p. 226. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Vogl, Sylvia; Picker, Paolo; Mihaly-Bison, Judit; Fakhrudin, Nanang; Atanasov, Atanas G.; Heiss, Elke H.; Wawrosch, Christoph; Reznicek, Gottfried; Dirsch, Verena M.; Saukel, Johannes; Kopp, Brigitte (2013). "Ethnopharmacological in vitro studies on Austria's folk medicine—An unexplored lore in vitro anti-inflammatory activities of 71 Austrian traditional herbal drugs". Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 149 (3): 750–71. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2013.06.007. PMC 3791396Freely accessible. PMID 23770053. 

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