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Taxon: Ornithogalum nutans L.

 
Genus: Ornithogalum
Subgenus: Ornithogalum
Section: Myogalum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Nomen number: 403098
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:308. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • drooping star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • nodding star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • nickender Milchstern  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • aftonstjärna  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (s.?)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Greece


    Cultivated (also cult. in temperate regions)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in temperate regions)

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. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Manning, J. C. et al. 2009. A molecular phylogeny and a revised classification of Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on an analysis of four plastid DNA regions. Taxon 58:103.
  11. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  15. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum nutans L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?403098. Accessed 25 August 2019.