Taxon: Galanthus nivalis L.

 
Genus: Galanthus
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
      Tribe: Galantheae
Nomen number: 70959
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:288. 1753
Name Verified on: 26-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Turkey - Istanbul
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    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)
  • Artjushenko, Z. T. 1966. Kriticeskij obzor roda Galanthus L. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 51:1443.
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Davis, A. P. The genus Galanthus. 1999 (Gen Galanthus)
  • Davis, A. P. & H. N. McGough, eds. CITES bulb checklist for the genera: Cyclamen, Galanthus and Sternbergia. 1999 (CITES Bulb L)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kamari, G. 1982. A biosystematic study of the genus Galanthus (Amaryllidaceae) in Greece Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 103:111.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Webb, D. A. 1978. The European species of Galanthus L. In: V. E. Heywood (ed.), Flora europaea. Notulae systematicae ad floram Europaeam spectantes. No. 20 Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76:309.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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