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Chionodoxa forbesii

Chionodoxa forbesii Baker

Chionodoxa luciliae auct. non Boiss.

Chionodoxa, Glory-of-the-snow

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderAsparagalesA diverse group that includes asparagus
FamilyAsparagaceaeAgaves, asparagus, hyacinths, and others
GenusChionodoxaNew Latin, from Greek khiōn, “snow,” and doxa, “glory”
SpeciesforbesiiFor Prof. Edward Forbes (1815-54), a naturalist from the Isle of Man

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Chionodoxa forbesii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Chionodoxa forbesii (Chionodoxa, Glory-of-the-snow)

May be a cultivar. · 4/14/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm) ID is uncertain


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