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Taxon: Amaryllis belladonna L.

 
Genus: Amaryllis
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Amaryllideae
Subtribe: Amaryllidinae
Nomen number: 2815
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:293. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Amaryllis
  • • non Amaryllis belladonna auct. nonn. (= Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Western Cape]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

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. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: lists as "Atropa bella-donna" L.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) 229.
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Amaryllis belladonna L. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2815. Accessed 19 September 2019.