Taxon: Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq.

 
Genus: Ornithogalum
  Subgenus: Aspasia
    Section: Aspasia
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Scilloideae
      Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Nomen number: 26013
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 3:17, t. 28. 1776
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Bothalia 12:330. 1978)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kellerman et al.; Lampe & McCann; Bothalia 12:330. 1978)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Northern Cape, - Western Cape

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Manning, J. C. et al. 2009. A molecular phylogeny and a revised classification of Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on an analysis of four plastid DNA regions (Taxon) 58:101.
  • Müller-Doblies, D. & U. Müller-Doblies 1996. Revisionula incompleta Ornithogalorum Austro-Africanorum (Hyacinthaceae) Feddes Repert. 107:385.
  • Obermeyer, A. A. 1978. Ornithogalum: a revision of the southern African species (Bothalia) 12:335.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.