African Plant Database

Melomphis arabica (L.) Raf.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Fl. Tellur. ii. 22 (1836)
Information on the genus : Melomphis
Basionym : Ornithogalum arabicum L.
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ornithogalum arabicum L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ornithogalum arabicum L. (1753)
 Caruelia arabica (L.) Parl. (1854)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caruelia hipponensis Jord. (1903)
=Ornithogalum arabicum var. hipponense (Jord.) Maire (1936)
=Caruelia macrocoma Jord. & Fourr.
=Ornithogalum arabicum var. macrocomum (Jord. & Fourr.) Maire & Weiller (1958)
=Caruelia ochroleuca Jord. & Fourr. (1903)
=Ornithogalum arabicum var. ochroleucum (Jord. & Fourr.) Maire & Weiller (1958)
=Ornithogalum arabicum var. stenopetalum (Jord. & Fourr.) Maire & Weiller
=Caruelia stenopetalum Jord. & Fourr. (1903)
=Caloscilla hipponensis Jord. & Fourr. (1903)
=Scilla peruviana var. hipponensis (Jord. & Fourr.) Maire & Weiller (1958)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • SPETA, F. (2001). Die Echte und die Falsche Meerzweibel: Charybdis Speta und Stellarioides Medicus (Hyacinthaceae), mit Neubesschreibungen und Neukombinationen im Anhang. Stapfia 75: 139-176
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°160311 modified 2009-03-10
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