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Taxon: Molineria capitulata (Lour.) Herb.

Genus: Molineria
Family: Hypoxidaceae. Also placed in: Liliaceae
Nomen number: 410132
Place of publication: Amaryllidaceae 84. 1837
Name verified on: 03-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F Aust; Eur Gard F, as Curculigo capitulata)

Distributional range:

    China: China - Fujian [s.], Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.e.]; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.e.]

  • also cultivated in tropics




Check other web resources for Molineria capitulata (Lour.) Herb.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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:

  • 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: (04 October 2015)

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