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Gagea minima

Gagea minima(*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Liliaceae
Subfamilia: Lilioideae
Genus: Gagea
Species: Gagea minima

Gagea minima (L.) Ker Gawl.

Journal of Science and the Arts. London 1:180. 1816
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Gagea minima in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names
čeština: křivatec nejmenší
Deutsch: Kleiner Gelbstern
suomi: Pikkukäenrieska
hornjoserbsce: Mólička zaznička
Nederlands: Kleiner Gelbstern
polski: Złoć mała
русский: Гусиный лук малый
svenska: Dvärgvårlök

Gagea minima, known as the least gagea, is a Eurasian species of plants in the lily family.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Its native range is quite large, as it is found in much of south-central, southeastern, central and northern Europe (Italy, Germany, Scandinavia, and from there eastwards into European Russia), with additional populations in the Caucasus region.[3][1][10]

Gagea minima is a bulb-forming perennial up to 20 cm tall. Flowers are bright lemon yellow, sometimes green on the underside of the tepals.[10]

Species was published under this name in J. Sci. Arts (London) 1:180. 1816 "Gagea minima". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved May 28, 2010.
Species was originally described and published under the genus Ornithogalum, in the Species plantarum 1:306. 1753 "Ornithogalum minimum". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved May 28, 2010.
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Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.
Diemeer, J. (2005). Gagea miniata (L.) Ker-Gawl. nieuw in Nederland - een erfenis van Linnaeus ?. Gorteria; Mededelingenblad ten Dienste van de Floristiek en het Vegetatie-Onderzoek van Nederland 31: 11-17.
Peruzzi, L. & Gargano, D. (2005). Distribuzione del genere Gagea Salisb. (Liliaceae) in Calabria. Informatore Botanico Italiano 37: 1117-1124.
Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
Levichev, I.G. (2006). A review of the Gagea (Liliaceae) species in the flora of Caucasus. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 91: 917-951.
Altervista Flora Italiana, Cipollaccio giallo minore Gagea minima (L.) Ker Gawl. includes photos, European distribution map, etc.

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