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Taxon: Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.

Genus: Muscari
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Scilloideae tribe: Hyacintheae subtribe: Hyacinthinae. Also placed in: Hyacinthaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 24751
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Muscari no. 1 "botryoide", errata. 1768
Name verified on: 16-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Dec-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • compact grape-hyacinth   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • grape-hyacinth   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • Italian grape-hyacinth   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • jacinto   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pärlhyacint   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]

      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).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Garbari, F. & W. Greuter. 1970. On the taxonomy and typification of Muscari Miller (Liliaceae) and allied genera, and on the typification of generic names. Taxon 19:333.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as M. botryoides (L.) Baker].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [lists as M. botryoides (L.) Baker].
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Check other web resources for Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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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?24751 (25 October 2014)

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