Scilla paucei pics ? = L. socialis

Peter Taggart
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 16:02:13 PDT
  How does L ovalifolia and L luteola tie in with this L pauciflora and with
L socialis?
Peter (UK)…

> There is certainly much confusion with this plant. I just made a quick
> > Google search and found a plant that has beautiful leaves and flowers
> that
> > look exactly like what we have come to know as L. socialis *except* that
> it
> > lacks any purple coloring. Take a look at the link below and you can
> > perhaps see into the past where Baker studied a plant similar to this
> one. So with
> > that, I think the synonomy of this particular plant and L. socialis is
> > pretty certain.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > However, most of the plants out there, including Jude's plant do not have
> > leaves that look like this at all. They are ovate and have faint minute
> > markings. However, all of this does not mean that
> > it can't just be another form of L. socialis.

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