Taxon profile


Dichelostemma Kunth

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Asparagales »  family Asparagaceae »  subfamily Brodiaeoideae

Scientific synonyms

Brevoortia Alph. Wood
Dipterostemon Rydb.
Macroscapa Kellogg ex Curran
Rupalleya Morière
Stropholirion Torr.

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Dichelostemma capitatum (Benth.) Wood - Bluedicks
species Dichelostemma congestum (Sm.) Kunth - Ookow
species Dichelostemma ida-maia (Wood) Greene - Firecracker Flower

Dichelostemma ida-maia

species Dichelostemma multiflorum (Benth.) Heller - Roundtooth Snakelily
species Dichelostemma volubile (Kellogg) Heller - Twining Snakelily


hybrid Dichelostemma × venustum (Greene) Hoover

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1282132]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Dichelostemma Kunth, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Dichelostemma Kunth]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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