Asparagaceae

taxon hierarchySpermatopsida > Asparagales
codeNBN Taxon Key: NHMSYS0020824558
rankfamily

Sub-divisions

Subdivisions below this taxon level

Albuca
Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Anemarrhena
Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bunge
Aphyllanthes
Aphyllanthes monspeliensis L.
Beschorneria
Beschorneria yuccoides K.Koch
Beschorneria yuccoides 'Quicksilver'
Brimeura Salisb.
Brimeura amethystina (L.) Chouard.
Brodiaea Sm.
Brodiaea laxa (Benth.) S.Watson “Triplet Lily”Triteleia laxa Benth.
Danae Medik.
Danae racemosa (L.) Moench
Dasylirion Zucc.
Dasylirion serratifolium (Karw. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Zucc.
Dasylirion wheeleri S.Watson ex Rothr.
Dichelostemma
Dichelostemma ida-maia (Alph.Wood) Greene
Eucomis L'Hér.
Eucomis autumnalis (Mill.) Chitt.
Eucomis bicolor Baker
Eucomis comosa (Houtt.) Wehrh.
Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Eucomis pallidiflora Baker
Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii (N.E.Br.) Reyneke ex J.C.Manning
Eucomis vandermerwei Verd.
Eustrephus
Eustrephus latifolius R.Br.
Ledebouria
Ledebouria cooperi (Hook.f.) Jessop
Ledebouria socialis (Baker) Jessop
Liriope Lour.
Liriope muscari (Decne.) L.H.Bailey “monkey grass”
Liriope spicata Lour.
Manfreda Manfreda
Manfreda maculosa (Hook.) Rose
Ophiopogon Ker Gawl.
Ophiopogon japonicus Ker Gawl.
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Dwarf'
Ophiopogon planiscapus Nakai
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Paradisea
Paradisea liliastrum (L.) Bertol.
Paradisea lusitanica
Scilla x Chionodoxa = X Chionoscilla J.Allen ex G.NicholsonScilla L.
Scilla bifolia x Chionodoxa forbesii = X Chionoscilla allenii G.NicholsonScilla bifolia x forbesii = S. x allenii (G.Nicholson) Speta
subfam. Agavoideae
Anthericeae
Anthericum L.
Anthericum liliago L.
Anthericum ossifragum L.Narthecium ossifragum (L.) Huds.
Anthericum planifolium L.Simethis mattiazzii (Vand.) Sacc.
Anthericum ramosum L. “Branched St Bernard's-lily”
Chlorophytum Ker Gawl.
Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques “Spider-plant”
Yucceae
Agave L. “Centuryplant”
Agave americana L. “Centuryplant”
Agave americana 'Mediopicta Alba'
Agave americana 'Variegata'
Agave parryi Engelm.
Agave petskinil (R.A.Orellana, L.Hern. & Carnevali) Thiede
Agave virginica L.
Camassia Lindl.
Camassia cusickii S.Watson
Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S.Watson
Camassia leichtlinii 'Semiplena'
Camassia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii (Baker) S.Watson
Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii (Greenm.) Gould
Camassia leichtlinii subsp. suksdorfii 'Alba'
Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene “Quamash”
Furcraea Vent.
Furcraea bedinghausii K.KochFurcraea parmentieri (Roezl) García-Mend.
Furcraea parmentieri (Roezl) García-Mend.
Hosta Tratt.
Hosta 'Empress Wu'
Hosta 'Little Mouse Ears'
Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
Hosta elata Hyl.
Hosta fortunei (Baker) L.H.Bailey
Hosta fortunei 'Albomarginata'
Hosta lancifolia (Thunb.) Engl. “Narrow-leaved Plantain-lily”
Hosta nakaiana (Maek.) Maek.
Hosta plantaginea (Lam.) Asch.
Hosta plantaginea 'Gigantea'
Hosta sieboldiana (Hook.) Engl.
Hosta ventricosa (Salisb.) Stearn “Blue Plantain-lily”
Hosta venusta F.Maek.
Yucca L. “Spanish-daggers”
Yucca aloifolia L. “Spanish Bayonet”
Yucca brevifolia Engelm. “Joshua tree”
Yucca filamentosa L. “Adam's-needle”
Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge'
Yucca gigantea Lem.
Yucca gloriosa L. “Spanish-dagger”
Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata'
Yucca gloriosa var. gloriosa L. “Spanish-dagger”
Yucca gloriosa var. recurvifolia (Salisb.) Engelm. “Curved-leaved Spanish-dagger”
Yucca recurvifolia Salisb.Yucca gloriosa var. recurvifolia (Salisb.) Engelm.
Yucca rostrata Engelm. ex Trel.
Yucca rupicola Scheele “Twisted-leaf Spanish-dagger”
subfam. Asparagoideae
Asparagus L. “Asparagus”
Asparagus aethiopicus L.
Asparagus densiflorus (Kunth) Jessop
Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyersii'
Asparagus densiflorus group 'Sprengeri'
Asparagus officinalis s.l. L.
Asparagus officinalis s.s. L. “Garden Asparagus”
Asparagus officinalis subsp. officinalis L. “Garden Asparagus”
Asparagus officinalis subsp. prostratus (Dumort.) Corb. “Wild Asparagus”Asparagus prostratus Dumort.
Asparagus prostratus Dumort. “Wild Asparagus”
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
subfam. Brodiaeoideae
Triteleia Douglas ex Lindl. “Triplet Lily”
Triteleia hyacinthina Greene
Triteleia laxa Benth. “Triplet Lily”
Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabiola'
Triteleia uniflora Lindl.Tristagma uniflorum (Lindl.) Traub
subfam. Lomandroideae
Cordylineae
Cordyline Comm. ex Juss. “Cabbage-palm”
Cordyline australis (G.Forst.) Endl. “Cabbage-palm”
Cordyline australis 'Purpurea'Cordyline australis group 'Purpurea'
Cordyline australis 'Sparkler'
Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler'
Cordyline australis 'Torbay Red'
Cordyline australis 'Variegata'
Cordyline australis group 'Purpurea'
Cordyline indivisa Hook.f.
subfam. Nolinoideae
Convallarieae
Aspidistra Ker Gawl.
Aspidistra elatior Blume “Cast-iron-plant”
Convallaria L. “Lily-of-the-valley”
Convallaria bifolia L.Maianthemum bifolium (L.) F.W.Schmidt
Convallaria bifolia var. kamtschatica Cham.Maianthemum kamtschaticum (Cham.) Nakai
Convallaria majalis L. “Lily-of-the-valley”
Convallaria multiflora L.Polygonatum multiflorum (L.) All.
Convallaria odorata Mill.Polygonatum odoratum (Mill.) Druce
Convallaria verticillata L.Polygonatum verticillatum (L.) All.
Reineckea Kunth “Reineckea”
Reineckea carnea (Haw.) Kunth “Reineckea”
Polygonateae
Maianthemum Weber “May Lilies”
Maianthemum bifolium (L.) F.W.Schmidt “May Lily”
Maianthemum bifolium var. dilatatum (Alph.Wood) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.Maianthemum kamtschaticum (Cham.) Nakai
Maianthemum kamtschaticum (Cham.) Nakai “False Lily-of-the-valley”
Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link “false spikenard”
Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link “Star-flowered Lily-of-the-valley”
Polygonatum Mill. “Solomon's-seals”
Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott
Polygonatum commutatum (Schult. & Schult.f.) A.Dietr.
Polygonatum multiflorum agg.
Polygonatum multiflorum (L.) All. “Solomon's-seal”
Polygonatum multiflorum x odoratum = P. x hybridum Brügger “Garden Solomon's-seal”
Polygonatum odoratum (Mill.) Druce “Angular Solomon's-seal”
Polygonatum verticillatum (L.) All. “Whorled Solomon's-seal”
Polygonatum x intermedium Boreau, non Dumort.Polygonatum multiflorum x odoratum = P. x hybridum Brügger
Rusceae
Ruscus L. “Butcher's-brooms”
Ruscus aculeatus L. “Butcher's-broom”
Ruscus hypoglossum L. “Spineless Butcher's-broom”
subfam. Scilloideae
Hyacintheae
Hyacinthinae
Bellevalia Lapeyr.
Bellevalia romana (L.) Rchb. “Roman Squill”
Fessia Speta
Fessia puschkinioides (Regel) Speta “Russian Squill”
Hyacinthoides Heist. ex Fabr. “Bluebells”
Hyacinthoides cv.
Hyacinthoides hispanica agg.
Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm. “Spanish Bluebell”
Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Alba'
Hyacinthoides non-scripta x hispanica = H. x massartiana Geerinck “Hybrid Bluebell”
Hyacinthoides italica (L.) Rothm. “Italian Bluebell”
Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm. “Bluebell”
Hyacinthoides non-scripta f. bracteata
Hyacinthoides non-scripta subsp. hispanica (Mill.) KerguélenHyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm.
Hyacinthoides non-scripta white flowered
Hyacinthoides x variabilis P.D.Sell, nom. nud.Hyacinthoides non-scripta x hispanica = H. x massartiana Geerinck
Hyacinthus L. “Hyacinth”
Hyacinthus 'L'Innocence'
Hyacinthus botryoides L.Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.
Hyacinthus comosus L.Muscari comosum (L.) Mill.
Hyacinthus non-scriptus L.Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm.
Hyacinthus orientalis L. “Hyacinth”
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Blue Pearl'
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Haarlem'
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Ostara'
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Pink Pearl'
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'
Muscari Mill. “Grape Hyacinths”
Muscari 'Jenny Robinson'
Muscari armeniacum Leichtlin ex Baker “Garden Grape-hyacinth”
Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike'
Muscari atlanticum Boiss. & Reut.Muscari neglectum Guss. ex Ten.
Muscari azureum Fenzl
Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill. “Compact Grape-hyacinth”
Muscari botryoides 'Alba'
Muscari comosum (L.) Mill. “Tassel Hyacinth”
Muscari cv.
Muscari latifolium J.Kirk “Broad-leaved Grape Hyacinth”
Muscari neglectum Guss. ex Ten. “Grape-hyacinth”
Muscari neglectum 'Baby's Breath'
Prospero Salisb.
Prospero autumnale (L.) Speta “Autumn Squill”Scilla autumnalis L.
Puschkinia Adams
Puschkinia scilloides Adams “Striped Squill”
Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica (Zucc.) Boiss.
Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica 'Alba'
Scilla L.
Scilla ? x patula Lam. ex DC.Hyacinthoides non-scripta x hispanica = H. x massartiana Geerinck
Scilla autumnalis L. “Autumn Squill”
Scilla bifolia L. “Alpine Squill”
Scilla bifolia x forbesii = S. x allenii (G.Nicholson) Speta
Scilla bithynica Boiss. “Turkish Squill”
Scilla forbesii (Baker) Speta “Glory-of-the-snow”
Scilla forbesii 'Alba'
Scilla hispanica Mill.Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm.
Scilla italica L.Hyacinthoides italica (L.) Rothm.
Scilla lilio-hyacinthus L.Scilla liliohyacinthus L.
Scilla liliohyacinthus L. “Pyrenean Squill”
Scilla luciliae (Boiss.) Speta “Boissier's Glory-of-the-snow”
Scilla luciliae 'Alba'
Scilla messeniaca Boiss. “Greek Squill”
Scilla mischtschenkoana Grossh.
Scilla nana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Speta
Scilla non-scripta (L.) Hoffmanns. & LinkHyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm.
Scilla non-scripta subsp. hispanica (Mill.) Ietsw.Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm.
Scilla paradoxa M.Bieb.Allium paradoxum (M.Bieb.) G.Don
Scilla peruviana L. “Portuguese Squill”
Scilla puschkinioides Regel “Russian Squill”Fessia puschkinioides (Regel) Speta
Scilla sardensis (Whittall ex Barr) Speta “Lesser Glory-of-the-snow”
Scilla siberica Haw. “Siberian Squill”
Scilla siberica 'Alba'
Scilla siehei (Stapf) Speta
Scilla siehii (Stapf) SpetaScilla forbesii (Baker) Speta
Scilla verna Huds. “Spring Squill”
Ornithogaleae
Eliokarmos Raf.
Eliokarmos thyrsoides (Jacq.) Raf. “Chincherinchee”
Honorius Gray
Honorius nutans (L.) Gray “Drooping Star-of-bethlehem”Ornithogalum nutans L.
Loncomelos Raf.Ornithogalum L.
Loncomelos narbonense (L.) SpetaOrnithogalum narbonense L.
Loncomelos pyrenaicus (L.) Hrouda ex Holub “Spiked Star-of-Bethlehem”Ornithogalum pyrenaicum L.
Melomphis Raf.
Melomphis arabica (L.) Raf. “Tall Star-of-bethlehem”Ornithogalum arabicum L.
Ornithogalum L. “Star-of-Bethlehems”
Ornithogalum angustifolium Boreau “Star-of-Bethlehem”Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. campestre Rouy
Ornithogalum arabicum L. “Tall Star-of-Bethlehem”
Ornithogalum bohemicum Zauschn.Gagea bohemica (Zauschn.) Schult. & Schult.f.
Ornithogalum luteum L.Gagea lutea (L.) Ker Gawl.
Ornithogalum narbonense L.
Ornithogalum nutans L. “Drooping Star-of-Bethlehem”
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum L. “Spiked Star-of-Bethlehem”
Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq. “Chincherinchee”Eliokarmos thyrsoides (Jacq.) Raf.
Ornithogalum umbellatum auct., non L.Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. campestre Rouy
Ornithogalum umbellatum s.l. “Star-of-Bethlehem (sens. lat.)”
Ornithogalum umbellatum L. “Garden Star-of-Bethlehem”
Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. angustifolium (Boreau) P.D.SellOrnithogalum umbellatum subsp. campestre Rouy
Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. campestre Rouy
Ornithogalum umbellatum subsp. umbellatum L.

Distribution map

Changes since Atlas2000

The map compares the distribution from the 2000 Atlas with the distribution estimated from data compiled since 2000. Validation and assignment of status to new hectad squares is ongoing, so many of the new data may appear as 'unknown status'.