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Taxon: Leucojum aestivum L.

Genus: Leucojum
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Amaryllidoideae tribe: Galantheae. Also placed in: Liliaceae
Nomen number: 21975
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:975. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Apr-1997
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey [n.]
    Caucasus: Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • sometimes naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996–. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Leucojum aestivum L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21975 (19 April 2014)

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