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Taxon: Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walter) A. Gray

 
Genus: Amianthium
Family: Melanthiaceae
Tribe: Melanthieae
Nomen number: 404148
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 4:124. 1837 "muscaetoxicum"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • fly-poison  (Source: Glea Cron) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, New York (s. (extirpated?)), Pennsylvania (e.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri (s.), Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=811), Georgia, Kentucky (e.), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


References:

  1. BernhardSmith, A. 1923. Poisonous plants of all countries, 2nd ed. Note: poisonous
  2. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  3. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle Note: = Zygadenus muscaetoxicus (Walter) Regel
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  7. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  8. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  9. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  10. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  11. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  12. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. Note: lists as "muscaetoxicum"
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Melanthiaceae&GenusID=Amianthium&SpeciesID=muscitoxicum target='_blank'
  14. Zomlefer, W. B. & W. S. Judd. 2002. Resurrection of segregates of the polyphyletic genus Zigadenus s.l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and resulting new combinations. Novon 12:301. Note: lists as "muscitoxicum"
  15. Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Melanthiaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Pap. Bot. 2:173. Note: = Zigadenus muscaetoxicum (Walter) Regel

Check other web resources for Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walter) A. Gray :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=404148. Accessed 20 July 2019.