Taxon: Drimia maritima (L.) Stearn

 
Genus: Drimia
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Urgineeae
Nomen number: 400663
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Goulandris 4:204. 1978
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Oct-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Urginea maritima; Eur Gard F, as Urginea maritima)
  • Medicines: source of scillarin A (fide Import Medicinal Pl, as Urginea maritima; CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Urginea maritima; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Urginea maritima)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Urginea maritima)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed, as Urginea maritima)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands (Tenerife)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  6. Stearn, W. T. 1978. Mediterranean and Indian species of Drimia, (Liliaceae) a nomenclatural survey with special reference to the medicinal squill D. maritima (syn. Urginea maritima) Ann. Mus. Goulandris 4:199-210.

Check other web resources for Drimia maritima (L.) Stearn :

  • 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.

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=400663. Accessed 21 April 2018.