Genus: Veratrum

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Veratrum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1044. 1753.

List of Veratrum Species

References to Veratrum

  • Kato, H. 1995. Molecular systematics of the Trilliaceae sensu lato as inferred from rbcL sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 4: 184-193.
  • Liao, W. J. 2007. Biogeography and evolution of flower color in Veratrum (Melanthiaceae) through inference of a phylogeny based on multiple DNA markers. Pl. Syst. Evol. 267: 177-190.
  • Sterling, C. 1982. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Liliaceae Veratreae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 84: 57-78.
  • Taylor, C. A. 1956. The culture of false hellebore. Econ. Bot. 10: 155-165.
  • Zimmerman, J. H. 1958. A monograph of Veratrum. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Wisconsin, Madison,
  • 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. 2003. An overview of Veratrum s. l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and an infrageneric phylogeny based on ITS sequence data. Syst. Bot. 28: 250-269.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 2010. (1928) Proposal to conserve the name Veratrum against Melanthium (Melanthiaceae). Taxon 59: 644-645.