Taxon: Leucojum aestivum L.

 
Genus: Leucojum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Galantheae
Nomen number: 21975
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:975. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Leucojum aestivum L. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?21975. Accessed 25 April 2018.