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Taxon: Sisyrinchium bermudiana L.

Genus: Sisyrinchium
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Sisyrinchieae
Nomen number: 105078
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:954. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
  • • species epithet published as a noun in apposition, retaining its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of generic name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.5)
  • • non Sisyrinchium bermudiana auct. Eur. (= S. angustifolium Mill.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • blue-eyed-grass  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bermuda


  1. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11 (Taxon) 60:1213.
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Britton, N. L. Flora of Bermuda. (F Bermuda)
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 62 (Taxon) 60:229.
  5. Govaerts, R. 2009. (1865-1876) Proposals to conserve the names Alstroemeria presliana and Sisyrinchium bermudiana with conserved types, and to reject the names Alstroemeria albiflora, Amaryllis africana, Fritillaria alba ... (Taxon) 58:296-301.
  6. Guédès, M. 1969. Typification of Sisyrinchium bermudiana and Sisyrinchium angustifolia (Iridaceae) (Taxon) 18:542-545.
  7. Ward, D. B. 1968. The nomenclature of Sisyrinchium bermudiana and related North American species (Taxon) 17:270-276.

Check other web resources for Sisyrinchium bermudiana L. :

  • 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?id=105078. Accessed 25 June 2019.