Hyacinthoides

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Hyacinthoides

Bluebells
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Genus: Hyacinthoides
Family: Hyacinthaceae
Type: Perennial bulbs
Pollination: Insects

Hyacinthoides is a genus of the Hyacinthaceae (formerly Liliaceae) family. Its contains three species. The genus is included within Scilla by some botanists.

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Species[edit]

  • Hyacinthoides hispanica - Spanish Bluebell. Southwest Europe (central and western Spain, Portugal).
  • Hyacinthoides italica - Italian Bluebell. South central Europe (northern Italy west to northeastern Spain).
  • Hyacinthoides non-scripta - Common Bluebell. Northwest Europe (western and northern France, Belgium, Netherlands, Britain, Ireland).
  • Hybrids between H. hispanica and H. non-scripta are named Hyacinthoides × massartiana.

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