is a Valeriana genus of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae, members of which may by commonly known as  valerians. It contains many species, including the garden valerian, Valeriana officinalis. Some species are native to Europe, others to North America and South America (especially in the Andes).
Fossil record [ edit ]
Fossil seeds of Valeriana sp, among them † Valeriana pliocenica, have been recovered from Late Miocene deposits of southern Ukraine, from Pliocene deposits of south-eastern Belarus and Bashkortostan in central Russia. The fossil seeds are most similar to the extant European Valeriana simplicifolia. 
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References [ edit ]
^ ", Valeriana" The Plant List (version 1.1) , retrieved 2014-09-19
^ The Pliocene flora of Kholmech, south-eastern Belarus and it's correlation with other Pliocene floras of Europe by Felix Yu. VELICHKEVICH and Ewa ZASTAWNIAK - Acta Palaeobot. 43(2): 137–259, 2003
^ a b c Stevanovic, V. (1996). "Analysis of the central European and Mediterranean orophytic element on the mountains of the W and central Balkan peninsula with special reference to endemics" (PDF). Bocconea. 5 (1): 77–97.
^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 668. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5 . Retrieved – via 24 December 2016 Korea Forest Service.
^ Sims, John (1816). . London, UK: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. Volume 43, No.1825. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed
^ "Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb.: mountain valerian". United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service . Retrieved . 10 January 2017
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