Taxon: Calochortus albus (Benth.) Douglas ex Benth.

Genus: Calochortus
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Calochortoideae
Nomen number: 8616
Place of publication: B. Maund & J. S. Henslow, Botanist 2: t. 98. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • fairy-lantern  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white globe-lily  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (c.)]


  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)

Check other web resources for Calochortus albus (Benth.) Douglas ex Benth. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 23 May 2018.