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Taxon: Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.

 
Genus: Muscari
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Hyacintheae
Subtribe: Hyacinthinae
Nomen number: 24751
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Muscari no. 1 "botryoide", errata. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • compact grape-hyacinth  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • grape-hyacinth  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English
  • Italian grape-hyacinth  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • jacinto  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pärlhyacint  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Garbari, F. & W. Greuter. 1970. On the taxonomy and typification of Muscari Miller (Liliaceae) and allied genera, and on the typification of generic names. Taxon 19:333.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Muscari botryoides (L.) Baker
  10. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as Muscari botryoides (L.) Baker
  12. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24751. Accessed 16 July 2019.