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Taxon: Zephyranthes atamasca (L.) Herb.

 
Genus: Zephyranthes
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Hippeastreae
Nomen number: 42222
Place of publication: Appendix 36. 1821 "atamasco"
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • spelling verified from original literature
  • • Linnaeus corrected the spelling of the basionym in Sp. pl. ed. 2 to "atamasco" and this spelling is widely used
  • • however, "atamasca" is listed in Shenzhen ICN App. III, although a proposal to conserve the spelling atamasco has been published
Name Verified on: 25-Jul-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:

  • atamasco-lily  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • rain-lily  (Source: Kingsbury) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3473), Georgia, Mississippi (s.e.), North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle Note: lists as "atamasco"
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage Note: lists as "atamasco"
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  4. Flagg, R. O. & G. L. Smith. 2008. Delineation and distribution of Zephyranthes species (Amaryllidaceae) endemic to the southeastern United States. Castanea 73:216-227.
  5. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979-1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. Note: lists as "atamasco"
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) 259.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  9. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  11. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  12. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: lists as "atamasco"
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as "atamasco"

Check other web resources for Zephyranthes atamasca (L.) Herb. :

  • 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?42222. Accessed 22 July 2019.