Ornithogalum umbellatum L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Europe.

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Corse, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Baltic States, British Columbia, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Finland, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Sweden, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

English
Star of Bethlehem

Ornithogalum umbellatum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
34458.000 No
Wood, J.J. [484], France 45888.000 No
Birkinshaw, D. [77], Lebanon K000283338 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [4461], Lebanon K000283339 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [4461], Lebanon K000283340 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000802754 Yes
unknown [s.n.] K000696794 No
Day, C.D. [3], Turkey K000341687 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 327], United Kingdom Ornithogalum angustifolium K000914572 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 307 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Minnesota Flora. An illustrated guide to the vascular plants of Minnesota ed. 2: 1-776. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
  • Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1987). Flora of Australia 45: 1-521. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Healey, A.J. & Edgar, E. (1980). Flora of New Zealand 3: 1-220. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • 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.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Minnesota Flora. An illustrated guide to the vascular plants of Minnesota ed. 2: 1-776. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Wisconsin Flora ed. 2: 1-818. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1987). Flora of Australia 45: 1-521. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Healey, A.J. & Edgar, E. (1980). Flora of New Zealand 3: 1-220. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Shevtsov, V. (2022). Personal Communication on South European Russia. 1.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

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