Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Lilianae > Order Asparagales > Family Amaryllidaceae

Galanthus L.

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Acrocorion Adans. heterotypic synonym
Chianthemum Siegert ex Kuntze heterotypic synonym; nom. illeg.
Erangelia Reneaulme ex L. heterotypic synonym


Galanthus alpinus Sosn.
Galanthus angustifolius Koss
Galanthus cilicicus Baker
Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.
Galanthus fosteri Baker
Galanthus gracilis Čelak.
Galanthus ikariae Baker
Galanthus koenenianus Lobin, C. D. Brickell & A. P. Davis
Galanthus krasnovii Khokhr.
Galanthus lagodechianus Kem.-Nath.
Galanthus nivalis L.
Galanthus peshmenii A. P. Davis & C. D. Brickell
Galanthus platyphyllus Traub & Moldenke
Galanthus plicatus M. Bieb.
Galanthus reginae-olgae Orph.
Galanthus rizehensis Stern
Galanthus transcaucasicus Fomin
Galanthus trojanus A. P. Davis & Özhatay
Galanthus woronowii Losinsk.

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English-United States: snowdrops sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Schneeglöckchen sources: Germany PESI focal point
 Greek: Γάλανθοι sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: snieguolė sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: snøklokker sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: snøklokkeslekta
 Norwegian Nynorsk: snøklokkeslekta
 Russian: подснежник sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: zvončki sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Swedish: snödroppar
 Ukrainian: Підсніжник


nomenclatural reference

Nyman], Sp. Pl. 1753.




World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Galanthus L.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=A8EB6EF9-BF86-4D01-98FF-37A8A884C95B




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