Polygonatum multiflorum (L.) All.

Common name

English: Eurasian Solomon's Seal

German: Vielblütige Weißwurz

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Liliales (113)

        Family: Liliaceae (37) (family description)

          Genus: Polygonatum (3)

           Epithet: multiflorum (L.) All. (3)

Synonyms: Convallaria ambigua Schrank, Convallaria bracteata B.Thomas, Convallaria broteroi Guss., Convallaria multiflora L., Polygonatum bracteatum (B.Thomas) G.Don, Polygonatum govanianum Royle, Polygonatum gussonei Parl., Polygonatum intermedium Dumort., Polygonatum salamonis Montandon

ambigua => doubtful, of uncertain relationship

bracteata => having prominent bracts

bracteatum => having prominent bracts

gussonei => in honor of Giovanni Gussone (1787–1866), Italian botanist

intermedium => intermediate, in between, a hybrid

multiflora => many-flowered

multiflorum => many-flowered

salamonis => from the Solomon Islands

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Polygonatum multiflorum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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