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:
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 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 (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  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. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum nutans 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?403098. Accessed 24 May 2018.