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Taxon: Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.

 
Genus: Galanthus
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Galantheae
Nomen number: 70955
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 101: t. 6166. 1875, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 11-Sep-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • giant snowdrop  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • greater snowdrop  (Source: F GB Ire) - English
  • großblütiges Schneeglöckchen  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • turkisk snödroppe  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; The Garden Jan 1995:30-35.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n., s., & w.)

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova (s.), Ukraine (s.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia (e.), Greece [Aegean Islands]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Artjushenko, Z. T. 1974. Galanthus L. (Amaryllidaceae) in Greece. Ann. Mus. Goulandris 2:15.
  3. Baron, M. 1995. Treasures of spring. Garden (London, 1975+) 120:30-35.
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 1999. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 48. Taxon 48:370. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  5. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  6. Davis, A. P. & H. N. McGough, eds. 1999. CITES bulb checklist for the genera: Cyclamen, Galanthus and Sternbergia
  7. Davis, A. P. 1997. (1307) Proposal to conserve the name Galanthus elwesii (Amaryllidaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 46:553.
  8. Davis, A. P. 1999. The genus Galanthus Note: Timber Press, Portland, Oregon
  9. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Kamari, G. 1982. A biosystematic study of the genus Galanthus (Amaryllidaceae) in Greece. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 103:119.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996-. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  17. Webb, D. A. 1978. The European species of Galanthus L. In: V. E. Heywood (ed.), Flora europaea. Notulae systematicae ad floram Europaeam spectantes. No. 20. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76:311.

Check other web resources for Galanthus elwesii Hook. f. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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?70955. Accessed 19 October 2019.