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Taxon: Ornithogalum conicum Jacq.

 
Genus: Ornithogalum
Subgenus: Aspasia
Section: Aspasia
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Ornithogaleae
Nomen number: 410245
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 2: t. 428. 1790 ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 3:232. 1791 ("1789")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • chinkerinchee  (Source: L Cape) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Bothalia 12:330. 1978)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: poisonous
  6. Manning, J. C. et al. 2009. A molecular phylogeny and a revised classification of Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on an analysis of four plastid DNA regions. Taxon 58:101.
  7. Müller-Doblies, D. & U. Müller-Doblies. 1996. Revisionula incompleta Ornithogalorum Austro-Africanorum (Hyacinthaceae). Feddes Repert. 107:384-385.
  8. Obermeyer, A. A. 1978. Ornithogalum: a revision of the southern African species. Bothalia 12:333.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Ornithogalum conicum Jacq. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=410245. Accessed 24 August 2019.