Scilla L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 308 (1753), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Europe, Macaronesia to Iran, Tropical Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Angola, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canary Is., Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Congo, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, France, Føroyar, Gabon, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, North Caucasus, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Selvagens, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Western Sahara, Yugoslavia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

British Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Michigan, Missouri, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northwest European R, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, South Australia, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 548.
  • Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 438 (1762)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Baker in F.T.A. 7: 548 (1898), pro parte
  • Jessop in Journ. S. Afr. Bot. 36: 240 (1970)
  • sp Pl.: 308 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wild, H. [3107], Zimbabwe 2474.000 No
Germain, R. [4441], Congo, DRC 2475.000 No
Wild, H. [3150], Zimbabwe 2476.000 No
Lee Mays, S. [13836A], Zimbabwe 4505.000 No
Wild, H. [40284], Zimbabwe 5483.000 No
Tanzania 5488.000 No
Ethiopia 6049.361 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images