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Pakistan | Family List | Hyacinthaceae | Muscari

Muscari neglectum Guss. in Ten., Syll. Pl. Fl. Neap. App. 5: 13. 1842. Boiss., Fl. Or. 5: 296. 1882; P. H. Davis & D. C. Stuart in Tutin et al., Fl. Europ. 5: 48. 1980; in P. H. Davis, Fl. Turk. 8:257. 1984; Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 165:146. 1990.


  • Hyacinthus racemosus L.
  • Muscari bootanense (boolanense) Griff.
  • Muscari racemosum Lam. & DC.

    Bulb ovoid, 1-1.25 cm in diameter, offsets may or may not be present, tunic dark reddish brown. Leaves 3-6, linear to lanceolate, 5-35 x 0.2-0.7 cm. Scape 5-25 cm, raceme 1-4 cm. Fertile flowers: pedicels 1-5 mm, perianth 3-7 mm, fragrant, ovoid to oblong-urceolate, constricted distally, dark blue. Stamens biseriate, at or above the middle of the tube. Capsule 7-9 x 8-10 mm, broadly ovate to orbicular, tip rounded or shortly emarginated. Sterile flowers: Pedicel 0.5-3 mm, flowers up to 20, smaller and paler than fertile ones.

    Fl.Per.: March-May.

    Holotype: [Italy, Calabria] in cultis passim, tam in elatioribus quam in demissis da Castel di Sangro a Reggio [Gussone] (NAP).

    Distribution: N. Africa, Europe to Southern Central Russia, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria,Caucasia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan (Baluchistan).

    A very polymorphic species.


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