Hyacinthoides hispanica

(Miller) Rothmaler

Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 14. 1944.

Common names: Spanish bluebell
Basionym: Scilla hispanica Miller Gard. Dict. ed. 8, Scilla no. 8. 1768
Synonyms: Endymion hispanicus (Miller) Chouard Hyacinthoides non-scripta subsp. hispanica (Miller) Kerguélen
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Mentioned on page 316.

Plants 20–40 cm; bulb 1–2 mm diam. Leaves 4–8; blade linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, 20–50 cm × 10–35 mm. Racemes 6–8-flowered, not 1-sided, apex not drooping. Flowers erect in bud, at least distal ones remaining so, not fragrant; perianth campanulate; tepals spreading, not reflexed distally, blue, oblong-lanceolate, 1.5–2 cm; stamens equal, inserted below middle of perianth; anthers blue; pedicel 4–10 mm, ± equaling perianth. 2n = 16, 24.

Phenology: Flowering late spring.
Habitat: Escaped from gardens
Elevation: 0–1000 m


Introduced; Va., sw Europe, nw North Africa.


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Lower Taxa

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J. McNeill +
(Miller) Rothmaler +
Scilla hispanica +
Spanish bluebell +
Va. +, sw Europe +  and nw North Africa. +
0–1000 m +
Escaped from gardens +
Flowering late spring. +
Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. +
Introduced +
Endymion hispanicus +  and Hyacinthoides non-scripta subsp. hispanica +
Hyacinthoides hispanica +
Hyacinthoides +
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