Fritillaria imperialis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 303 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Central & SE. Türkiye to W. Himalaya. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Austria, Bulgaria

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florası (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Singh, N.P. & Sanjappa, M. (eds.) (2006). Alliaceae, Liliaceae, Trilliaceae & Uvulariaceae. Fascicles of Flora of India 23: 1-134. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Stöhr, O. & al. (2012). Beiträge zur Flora von Österreich, IV. Stapfia 97: 53-136.
  • Teksen, M. & Aytaç, Z. (2011). The revision of the genus Fritillaria L. (Liliaceae) in the Mediterranean region (Turkey). Turkish Journal of Botany 35: 447-478.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1985). Flora of Iraq 8: 1-440. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Delipavlov, D. & Cheshmedzhiev, I. (eds.) (2011). Opredelitel na rasteniiata v Bulgariia: 1-590. Akad. Isd. Agrar. Univers. Plovdiv.
  • Stöhr, O. & al. (2012). Beiträge zur Flora von Österreich, IV. Stapfia 97: 53-136.

Other Data

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Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

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  • 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

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