Scilla amoena L.

Common name

English: Star Squill

German: Schöner Blaustern

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2330)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2232)

    Class: Liliopsida (345)

      Order: Asparagales (37)

        Family: Asparagaceae (26) (family description)

          Genus: Scilla (7)

           Epithet: amoena L. (2)

Synonyms: Hyacinthus amoenus (L.) E.H.L.Krause, Othocallis amoena (L.) Trávn., Scilla amara Crantz

amara => bitter

amoena => charming, delightful, pleasing, lovely

amoenus => charming, delightful, pleasing, lovely

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Scilla amoena at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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