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Taxon: Leucojum aestivum L.

 
Genus: Leucojum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Galantheae
Nomen number: 21975
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:975. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd. elsewhere)

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. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996-. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  11. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Leucojum aestivum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=21975. Accessed 21 September 2019.