Genus: Amianthium

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/08/2013

Back to Melanthiaceae


Amianthemum A. Gray, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 4: 121. 1837.

List of Amianthium Species

References to Amianthium

  • Palmer, M. 1988. Seasonal pollen flow and progeny diversity in Amianthium muscaetoxicum ecological potential for multiple mating in a self-incompatible hermaphroditic perennial. Oecologia 77: 19-24.
  • Redmond, A. M. 1989. The effects of pollination distance on seed productionin three populations of Amianthium muscaetoxicum Liliaceae. Oecologia 79: 260-264.
  • Sterling, C. 1982. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Liliaceae Veratreae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 84: 57-78.
  • Travis, J. 1984. Breeding system pollination and pollinator limitation in a perennial herb Amianthium muscaetoxicum Liliaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 71: 941-947.
  • Utech, F. H. 1986. Floral morphology and vascular anatomy of Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Walter) A. Gray (Liliaceae-Veratreae) with notes on distribution and taxonomy. Ann. Carnegie Mus. 55: 481-504.
  • Ward, D. B. 2010. Thomas Walter's species of Melanthium (Liliaceae). J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 4: 303-307.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Melanthiaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Papers in Botany 2: 133-177.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 2001. Generic circumscription and relationships in the tribe Melanthieae (Liliales, Melanthiaceae), with emphasis on Zigadenus: evidence from ITS and TRNL-F sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1657-1669.
  • Zomlefer, W. B.; Judd, W. H. 2002. Resurrection of segregates of the polyphyletic genus Zigadenus s.l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and resulting new combinations. Novon 12: 299-308.