USDA ARS United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

  GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
Jump to common names  Jump to economic impacts  Jump to distribution  Jump to references  Jump to synonyms  Jump to links to other online resources  Jump to images

***Please tell us why you value GRIN Taxonomy***

Taxon: Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link

Genus: Maianthemum
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Nolinoideae. Also placed in: Convallariaceae Liliaceae Ruscaceae
Nomen number: 432491
Place of publication: Enum. hort. berol. alt. 1:343. 1821
Name verified on: 24-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 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:

  • little false Solomon's-seal   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • star false Solomon's-seal   (Source: F Canada [as Smilacina stellata]) – English
  • starflower-Solomon's-seal   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • smilacine étoilée   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • stjärnrams   (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 Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link:


  • Check 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

| USDA | ARS | GRIN | NPGS | New Search |

Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (01 April 2015)

Please send us your comments

Close Window

Ctrl P to print