aaron floden aaron_floden@yahoo.com
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 13:20:11 PDT

 The latest name in use for Ipheion uniflorum is also
Tristagma. It seems all the Ipheion are subsumed into

 Aaron Floden
 KSC Herbarium, KS

--- Lee Poulsen <wpoulsen@pacbell.net> wrote:

> I've seen this name given before. What are the
> arguments for placing  
> 'Rolf Fiedler' in the genus Tristagma rather than in
> Ipheion? Both  
> its bulbs, leaves, and flowers are so similar to I.
> uniflorum that  
> it's difficult to distinguish until the flowers
> open. I would think  
> that these two are what I would call sister species.
> Otherwise, I  
> would wonder why I. uniflorum isn't also place in
> the genus Tristagma.

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