Taxon: Fritillaria imperialis L.

 
Genus: Fritillaria
Family: Liliaceae
  Subfamily: Lilioideae
      Tribe: Lilieae
Nomen number: 401675
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:303. 1753
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Wealth India RM 4:63. 1956)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1956. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM) 4:63.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Still, S. M. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4. 1994 (Man HerbPl)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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