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Taxon: Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene

Genus: Triteleia
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Brodiaeoideae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae Themidaceae
Nomen number: 412318
Place of publication: Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2:142. 1887
Name verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jun-2015
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • fool's-onion   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • hyacinth brodiaea   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • white brodiaea   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • wild hyacinth   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • liten bukettlilja   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)




Check other web resources for Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene:


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  • 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: (13 October 2015)

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