Ornithogalum divergens Boreau

First published in Notes Pl. Franç. 3: 15 (1847)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central Europe to Medit. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Baleares, Bulgaria, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Belgium, Netherlands

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • Dimopoulos, P. & al. (2016). Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. Supplement. Willdenowia 46: 301-347.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • Martínez-Azorin, M. & Crespo, M.B. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Ornithogalum subg. Ornithogalum (Hyacinthaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Plant Systematics and Evolution 289: 181-211.
  • Martínez-Azorín, M. Crespo, M.B. & Juan, A. (2009). Nomenclature and taxonomy of Ornithogalum divergens Boreau (Hyacinthaceae) and related taxa of the polyploid complex of Ornithogalum umbellatum L.. Candollea 64: 163-169.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Verloove, F. (2023). The seventh edition of the Nouvelle Flore de la Belgique: chorological adjustments. Dumortiera 122: 5-98.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Ornithogalum baeticum.]
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Maire, R. (1958). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 5: 1-307. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
  • Martínez-Azorín, M. Crespo, M.B. & Juan, A. (2009). Nomenclature and taxonomy of Ornithogalum divergens Boreau (Hyacinthaceae) and related taxa of the polyploid complex of Ornithogalum umbellatum L.. Candollea 64: 163-169.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Verloove, F. (2023). The seventh edition of the Nouvelle Flore de la Belgique: chorological adjustments. Dumortiera 122: 5-98.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] K002196740 No
Boreau, A. [s.n.] France K000464913 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [843] West Bank K002174985 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Iran K002174990 No
Davis, P.H. [6198A] Syria K002174989 No
Meyers, F.S.; Dinsmore, J.E. [8843] West Bank K002174987 No
Davis, P.H. [5389] Syria K002174988 No
Boreau, A. [s.n.] France K000464912 Type Yes
Meyers, F.S.; Dinsmore, J.E. [3868] West Bank K002174986 No
[S. Tcoyomides] [1117] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174967 No
Chesterman, D.D. [125] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174979 No
Syngrassides, A. [1185] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174974 No
Chesterman, D.D. [64] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174980 No
Tracey, I.A. [71] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174969 No
Chesterman, D.D. [44] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174978 No
Syngrassides, A.M. [766] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174970 No
Syngrassides, A. [370] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174975 No
Merton, L.F.H. [2935] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174968 No
Merton, L.F.H. [2625] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174972 No
Sintenis, P.E.E. [177] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174976 No
Merton, L.F.H. [2485] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174971 No
Chesterman, D.D. [41] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174981 No
Hewen, T.F. [4754] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174984 No
Kennedy, E.W. [1541] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174983 No
Stuart, J.B. [202] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174982 No
Syngrassides, A. [1185] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174973 No
Sintenis, P.E.E. [s.n.] Cyprus Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. divergens K002174977 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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