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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Androstephium
Species: A. breviflorum – A. caeruleum

Androstephium Torr. (1858)

Type species: A. violaceum Torr.


Torrey, J., 1858: Bot. Mex. Bound. 218.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Androstephium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 14. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Androstephium. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 14 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Androstephium in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 14. 2019. Androstephium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 14 Jan. 2019.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Androstephium. .

The genus Androstephium is a group of North American plants in the cluster lily subfamily within the asparagus family.[2] It contains two species native to the southwestern and south-central United States.[3][1][4]


Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Funnel lily, Androstephium breviflorum (15262274253).jpg Androstephium breviflorum S.Watson pink funnel lily deserts of Arizona, Utah, southeastern California, southern Nevada, northwestern New Mexico, western Colorado, southern Wyoming
BlueFunnelLily plant.png Androstephium coeruleum (Scheele) Greene blue funnel lily grasslands of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas


Flora of North America, v 26 p 333, Androstephium Torrey in W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 218. 1859.
Stevens, P.F., Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Asparagales: Brodiaeoideae
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps

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