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Taxon: Anthericum ramosum L.

Genus: Anthericum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 3560
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:310. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • branched St. Bernard's-lily  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • ästige Graslilie  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • liten sandlilja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden (s.)
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Lithuania, Russian Federation, [Saratov] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Italy (n. & c.), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (n.)


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  6. Rosquist, G. & H. C. Prentice. 2000. Habitat fragmentation and the structure of genetic diversity within disjunct isolates of Anthericum ramosum L. (Anthericaceae) in Scandinavia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 69:193-212.
  7. Rosquist, G. & H. C. Prentice. 2001. Morphological variation in Scandinavian populations of the diploid-tetraploid species pair Anthericum ramosum and Anthericum liliago (Anthericaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 79:850-860.
  8. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:334-335.
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  10. Global biodiversity information facility (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Anthericum ramosum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3560. Accessed 25 May 2020.