Muscari neglectum Guss. ex Ten.

Syll. Pl. Fl. Neapol. App. Quinta 13 (1842) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Tufted perennial to c. 30 cm high. Bulb tunics dark brown. Leaves 10–40 cm long, 1.5–8.0 mm wide, channelled to subterete. Raceme crowded, 2–6 cm long; flowers scented, pendent to patent; corolla of fertile flowers ovoid to oblong-urceolate or cylindric, 3.5–7.5 mm long, blackish-blue with short, white lobes; sterile flowers smaller and paler than fertile flowers. Capsule ovoid to obovoid, 5–10 mm long.   Flowers spring.

*MuM. Native to Europe, northern Africa and south-western Asia. In Victoria known only from Antwerp, where sparingly established at a cemetery.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-10-07
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-09-13
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Asparagaceae
genus Muscari
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Muscari neglectum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Muscari neglectum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present introduced

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