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Amianthium muscitoxicum
Amianthium muscitoxicum


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Liliales

Familia: Melanthiaceae
Tribus: Melanthieae
Genus: Amianthium
Species: A. muscitoxicum



Amianthium A.Gray, 1837


  • Heterotypic
    • Chrosperma Raf. in Neogenyton: 3 (1825)
    • Chrysosperma Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 703 (1891)
    • Crosperma Raf. in Fl. Tellur. 2: 33 (1837)
    • Endocles Salisb. in Gen. Pl.: 51 (1866)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Central & Eastern USA
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

中文: 亚眠莲属
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