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Taxon: Ornithogalum nutans L.

Genus: Ornithogalum subgenus: Ornithogalum section: Myogalum
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Scilloideae tribe: Ornithogaleae. Also placed in: Hyacinthaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 403098
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:308. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 10-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Nov-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • drooping star-of-Bethlehem   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • nodding star-of-Bethlehem   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • nickender Milchstern   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • aftonstjärna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Ukraine [s.?]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Greece

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in temperate regions

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in temperate regions

References:

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Check other web resources for Ornithogalum nutans L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • 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?403098 (31 July 2014)

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