Enum., 2. 1759
w Europe, nw Africa.
Species 3–4 (2 in the flora).
Occasional garden escapes of Hyacinthoides occur in North America. Although the species are still often referred to as Scilla in North American floras, the group has been recognized separately for some 70 years (originally as Endymion), distinguished from Scilla by a number of developmental features as well as the partially fused perianth.
Hybrids between Hyacinthoides non-scripta and H. hispanica are widespread in gardens and are widely naturalized in Washington state, and probably elsewhere, occurring in the absence of either parent. These hybrids, which have been called H. ×variabilis P. D. Sell, show a range of intermediacy between the parents, and, in particular, have slightly one-sided racemes, slightly recurved tepals, stamens that are variable in length, and bluish or whitish anthers (P. D. Sell and G. Murrell 1996).
Speta, F. 1987. Die verwandschaftlichen Beziehungen von Brimeura Salisb.: Ein Vergleich mit den Gattungen Oncostema Rafin., Hyacinthoides Medic. und Camassia Lindl. (Hyacinthaceae). Phyton (Horn) 26: 247–310.
|1||Raceme 1-sided; flowers all becoming pendent, fragrant; tepals strongly recurved at apex; stamens unequal, outer inserted just above middle of tepals, inner near base; anthers cream.||Hyacinthoides non-scripta|
|1||Raceme not 1-sided; at least distal flowers remaining erect, not fragrant; tepals spreading but not recurved; stamens equal, inserted below middle of tepals; anthers blue.||Hyacinthoides hispanica|
|Author||J. McNeill +|
|Authority||Heister ex Fabricius +|
|Common name||Bluebell +|
|Distribution||w Europe + and nw Africa. +|
|Etymology||genus Hyacinthus and Greek oides, resembling +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Enum., +|
|Publication year||1759 +|
|Reference||chouard1930a +, speta1987a + and wilson1958a +|
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|Taxon family||Liliaceae +|
|Taxon name||Hyacinthoides +|
|Taxon parent||Liliaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 26 +|