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Taxon: Drimia maritima (L.) Stearn

Genus: Drimia
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Scilloideae tribe: Urgineeae. Also placed in: Hyacinthaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 400663
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Goulandris 4:204. 1978
Name verified on: 28-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Oct-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • red-squill   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Urginea maritima]) – English
  • sea-onion   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Urginea maritima]) – English
  • sea-squill   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Urginea maritima]) – English
  • squill   (Source: Hortus 3 [as Urginea maritima]) – English
  • Meerzwiebel   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Urginea maritima]) – German
  • sjölök   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands [Tenerife]
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Drimia maritima (L.) Stearn:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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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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?400663 (21 October 2014)

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