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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Schoenolirion
Species: S. albiflorum – S. croceum – S. wrightii

Schoenolirion Torr. (1855), nom. cons.

Type species: S. croceum (Michx.) A.Gray


Amblostima Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 26. 1837.
Type species: non design.
Oxytria Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 26. 1837, nom. rej.
Type species: O. crocea Raf.


Torrey, J. in Durand, E.M. 1855: J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, ser. 2, 3: 103.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Schoenolirion in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 12. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Schoenolirion. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 12 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Schoenolirion in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 12. 2019. Schoenolirion. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 12 Jan. 2019.

Vernacular names

Schoenolirion, rush-lily[2] or sunnybell,[3] is a genus of three recognized species of flowering plants, all endemic to the southeastern United States.[1][2][4] In the APG III classification system, the genus is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae (formerly the family Agavaceae).[5]
Image Scientific name Distribution
Schoenolirion albiflorum (Raf.) R.R.Gates Florida, Georgia, Alabama
Schoenolirion croceum.jpg Schoenolirion croceum (Michx.) Alph.Wood from North Carolina to eastern Texas
Schoenolirion wrightii.jpg Schoenolirion wrightii Sherman Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Schoenolirion"
"Schoenolirion", Flora of North America, Vol. 26, p. 312, retrieved 2014-12-17
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Schoenolirion". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps
Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x

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