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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. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, District of Columbia, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=811), Georgia, Kentucky (e.), Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]


References:

  1. BernhardSmith, A. Poisonous plants of all countries, 2nd ed. (BernhardSmith)
  2. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  3. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  8. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  9. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  10. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  11. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  12. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)
  14. Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Melanthiaceae in the southeastern United States Harvard Pap. Bot. 2:173.
  15. 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.

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 25 March 2019.