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Taxon: Ornithogalum umbellatum L.

 
Genus: Ornithogalum
Subgenus: Ornithogalum
Section: Ornithogalum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Nomen number: 26015
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:307. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • garden star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • nap-at-noon  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • sleepy-Dick  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: F Ohio) - English
  • dame de onze heures  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • Dolden-Milchstern  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • Stern von Bethlehem  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • morgonstjärna  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Turkey

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States


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. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  10. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  12. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  13. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  14. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio. Note: introd.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  22. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.
  23. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum umbellatum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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?26015. Accessed 22 August 2019.