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:
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

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
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Egypt Sinai; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Former Yugoslavia ; Greece ; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal

  • Cultivated


References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • 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.

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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.