Scilla melaina in the rock garden.

James SHIELDS jshields46074@gmail.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:32:31 PDT
The World Checklist of Selected Plant Families lists Scilla melaina <
http://wcsp.science.kew.org/namedetail.do/… > as an accepted
plant name.  So I guess we are safe in using it.  Most of the names once
included in Scilla seem to have wandered elsewhere in recent years, so this
is a refreshing exception to the rest of the nomenclatorial migrations.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 4:35 AM Laura & Dave <toadlily@integra.net> wrote:

> On 3/25/2020 2:38 PM, Terry Laskiewicz sent an image of Scilla melaina.
>
> I too believe this is the current name, although it was proposed to move
> it to
> Othocallis at one point.  It also differs from Scilla siberica by having a
> faint
> lighter green central band the length of the leaf, on the dorsal side.
> This
> stripe can be seen in the photo Terry posted, on the nearer leaves on the
> closer
> plant cluster.
> Dave
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