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Taxon: Ornithogalum umbellatum L.

 
Genus: Ornithogalum
Subgenus: Ornithogalum
Section: Ornithogalum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Nomen number: 26015
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:307. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • garden star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • nap-at-noon  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • sleepy-Dick  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • star-of-Bethlehem  (Source: F Ohio) - English
  • dame de onze heures  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • Dolden-Milchstern  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • Stern von Bethlehem  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • morgonstjärna  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Turkey

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  10. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  12. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  15. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  16. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  20. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  23. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum umbellatum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26015. Accessed 11 December 2018.