Taxon: Muscari armeniacum Leichtlin ex Baker

Genus: Muscari
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Scilloideae
      Tribe: Hyacintheae
        Subtribe: Hyacinthinae
Nomen number: 24749
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 2, 9:798. 1878
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Feb-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)


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