Fritillaria meleagris L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 304 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to W. Siberia. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Kazakhstan

Native to:

Altay, Austria, Belarus, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Northwest European R, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Switzerland, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Belgium

Introduced into:

Baltic States, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Adolphy, K. & al. (2021). Beiträge zur Flora Nordhein-Westfalens aus dem Jahr 2020. Jahrbuch des Bochumer Botanischen Vereins 12: 199-278.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Malyschev L.I. & Peschkova , G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 4: 1-238. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Aeschimann, D. & Heitz, C. (2005). Index synonymique de la Flore de Suisse et territoires limitrophes (ISFS). Doc. Flor. Helv. 2: 1-323.
  • Harris, J.G. & Woolf Harris, M. (2001). Plant Identification Terminology. Spring Lake Publishing, Spring Lake, Utah.
  • Mabberley, D.J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Mabey, R. (1996). Flora Britannica. Chatto & Windus, London.
  • National Biodiversity Network Gateway (2011). Fritillaria meleagris.
  • Pearman, D.A. (2007). ‘Far from any house’ – assessing the status of doubtfully native species in the flora of the British Isles. Watsonia 26: 271–290.
  • Plants for a Future (2010). Fritillaria meleagris.
  • Preston, C.D., Pearman, D.A. & Dines, T.A. (eds) (2002). New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora: An Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Rix, E.M. (1980). Fritillaria. In: Flora Europaea Volume 5, ed. T.G. Tutin, V.H. Heywood, N.A. Burges, D.M. Moore, D.H. Valentine, S.M. Walters & D.A. Webb, pp. 31-34. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Witkowski, Z.J., Król, W. & Solarz, W. (eds.) (2003). Carpathian List of Endangered Species. WWF and Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Vienna-Krakow.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010). Fritillaria meleagris. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Malyschev L.I. & Peschkova , G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 4: 1-238. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Turrill, W.B., United Kingdom 16720.000 No
33779.000 No
Turrill, W.B. 4465.000 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 296], United Kingdom K000914570 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000900920 Unknown type material Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 296], United Kingdom K000914569 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0