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Genus: Ornithogalum L.

Family: Asparagaceae subfamily Scilloideae tribe Ornithogaleae
Also sometimes placed in: Hyacinthaceae Liliaceae

Genus number: 8579
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. Taxon 55:796. [conservation deemed unnecessary].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. Taxon 44:611–612. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names. Taxon 41:552–583. [subcommittee on Linnaean generic names proposal for conservation].
  • Manning, J. C. et al. 2004. A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in sub-Saharan Africa, based on molecular evidence, including new combinations and the new tribe Pseudoprospereae. Edinburgh J. Bot. 60:533–568.
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. Taxon 48:373–374. [action on Linnaean generic names deferred].
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Ornithogalum:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

Subdivisions of genus Ornithogalum:

Subgenus Section Subsection Series Subseries
Aspasia
Aspasia Aspasia
Aspasia Hispidaspasia
Avonsera
Galtonia
Galtonia Galtonia
Galtonia Xanthochlora
Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum Cathissa
Ornithogalum Elsiea
Ornithogalum Linaspasia
Ornithogalum Melomphis
Ornithogalum Myogalum
Ornithogalum Neopatersonia
Ornithogalum Ornithogalum

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?8579 (01 August 2014)

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