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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 Melbourne ICN App. IIIA
Name Verified on: 25-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  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 Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) 259.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  9. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  11. Pammel, L. H. Manual of poisonous plants. (Pammel)
  12. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?42222. Accessed 10 December 2018.