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Taxon: Nothoscordum gracile (Aiton) Stearn

Genus: Nothoscordum
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Allioideae tribe: Gilliesieae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 310308
Place of publication: Taxon 35:338. 1986
Name verified on: 11-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [introd.].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. 49:508. [lists as N. gracile auct. = N. borbonicum Kunth].
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003–. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica.
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 1990–1993. Flora of New South Wales. [lists as N. gracile auct. = N. borbonicum Kunth].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • Ravenna, P. 1991. Nothoscordum gracile and N. borbonicum (Alliaceae). Taxon 40:485–487. [N. gracile auct. = N. borbonicum Kunth].
  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996–. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. [lists as N. gracile auct. = N. borbonicum Kunth].
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Stearn, W. T. 1986. Nothoscordum gracile, the correct name of N. fragrans and the N. inodorum of authors (Alliaceae). Taxon 35:335–338.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Check other web resources for Nothoscordum gracile (Aiton) Stearn:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?310308 (23 April 2014)

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