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Common name

English: Autumn Squill

German: Herbst-Blaustern


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Asparagales (46)

        Family: Asparagaceae (32)(family description)

          Genus: Prospero (1)

            Epithet: autumnale (L.) Speta (2)

Synonyms: Scilla autumnalis L., Scilla gallica Tod., Scilla pulchella Munby

autumnale => of the Autumn, Autumn flowering

autumnalis => of Autumn, autumn-flowering

gallica => of French origin

pulchella => beautiful


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Prospero autumnale at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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