Liriope muscari

Family:RUSCACEAE
Species:Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
Common Name:Big Blue Lily Turf; Monkey Grass
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:LIMU6
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyRUSCACEAE - Ruscus Family family
Genus Liriope
Species Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey - Big Blue Lily Turf; Monkey Grass

Citation

Citation LIRIOPE MUSCARI (Decaisne) L. H. Bailey, Gentes Herb. 2: 35. 1929.
Basionym: Ophiopogon muscari Decaisne 1867-1868.
Type: CHINA

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Convallaria spicata Convallaria spicata Thunberg, in Murray, Syst. Veg., ed. 14. 334. 1784. JAPAN: Near Nagasaki, s.d., Thunberg s.n. (holotype: UPS).
Liriope exiliflora Liriope exiliflora (L. H. Bailey) H. Hume, Baileya 9: 144. 1961.Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L. H. Bailey, var. exiliflora L. H. Bailey 1929; Convallaria spicata Thunberg 1784. 
Liriope graminifolia var. densiflora Liriope graminifolia (Linnaeus) Baker, var. densiflora Maximowicz ex Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 500. 1879.  
Liriope muscari var. communis Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L. H. Bailey, var. communis (Maximowicz) Nakai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 43: 776. 1934.Ophiopogon spicatus (Thunberg) Ker Gawler, var. communis Maximowicz 1871. 
Liriope muscari var. exiliflora Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L. H. Bailey, var. exiliflora L. H. Bailey, Gentes Herb. 2: 37. 1929.Convallaria spicata Thunberg 1784. 
Liriope spicata var. densiflora Liriope spicata Loureiro, var. densiflora (Maximowicz ex Baker) C. H. Wright, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 36: 79. 1903.Liriope graminifolia (Linnaeus) Baker, var. densiflora Maximowicz 1879. 
Liriope yingdeensis Liriope yingdeensis R. H. Miao, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 1982: 75. 1982. CHINA: Guangdong:
Ophiopogon muscari Ophiopogon muscari Decaisne, Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 17: 181. 1867-1868. CHINA
Ophiopogon spicatus Ophiopogon spicatus (Thunberg) Ker Gawler, Bot. Reg. 7: pl. 593. 1821.Convallaria spicata Thunberg 1784. 
Ophiopogon spicatus var. communis Ophiopogon spicatus (Thunberg) Ker Gawler, var. communis Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Petersbourg 15: 85. 1871. JAPAN

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Clay, Colbert, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lee, Madison, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, AUA, JSU, TROY, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2015 - 2015

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000011195 Dallas 12 Jul 2004 Diamond, Alvin R.
14493
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
JSU102417 Etowah 06 Aug 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
2967
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
UWAL0004724 Conecuh 26 Jul 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19622
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
AUA_ACC_17374 Lee 11 Aug 1969 Mcvay, D.A.
199
AUA
Liriope Muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
UWAL0001716 Pike 12 Jul 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21459
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
TROY000049875 Elmore 18 Jun 2020 Diamond, Alvin R.
29340
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
TROY000045594 Autauga 03 Nov 2016 Parker, Matthew R.
264
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
UWAL0038076 Cullman 05 Aug 2017 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14918
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
UWAL0049289 Lauderdale 19 Sep 2020 Finzel, Brian
s.n.
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decainse) L.H. Bailey
TROY000043372 Houston 12 Nov 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
27042
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
JSU102418 Etowah 07 May 1995 Hodge, Lesley M.
4218
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
JSU102419 Jefferson 11 Jun 2000 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10882
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
JSU102416 Clay 18 Mar 1995 Spaulding, Daniel D.
8908
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
UWAL0014843 Bullock 21 Feb 2013 Dykes, Bailee
1520
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
UWAL0030488 Morgan 06 Sep 2015 England, J. Kevin
5680
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) LH Bailey
JSU143532 Calhoun 16 May 1972 Davis, Pam
s.n.
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
AUA_ACC_17375 Dallas 3 Aug 1969 Floyd, Jr., John Alex
151
AUA
Liriope Muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
TROY000011194 Crenshaw 09 Jul 2000 Diamond, Alvin R.
11829
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
JSU102415 Calhoun 30 Jul 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
890
JSU
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
UWAL0046588 Autauga 03 Nov 2016 Parker, Matthew R.
264
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
AUA_ACC_21230 Lee 10 Jul 1970 Hopson, George R.
0054
AUA
Liriope Muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
USAM000008192 Mobile 13 May 1976 LeLong, Michel G.
9219
USAM
Liriope muscari (Decne.) L. H.Bailey
UWAL0016234 Butler 27 Oct 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
24678
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
AMAL00013406 Colbert 17 Apr 2006 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12404
AMAL
Liriope muscari (Dene.) Bailey
TROY000026030 Conecuh 26 Jul 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19622
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
ALNHS00003340 Houston 17 Jun 2015 Barger, T. Wayne
DTP-225
ALNHS
Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
UWAL0008726 Marengo 24 Jul 2011 England, J. Kevin
3079
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
TROY000046076 Pike 12 Jul 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21459
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
TROY000044083 Butler 27 Oct 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
24678
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
UWAL0052047 Madison 17 Oct 2020 England, J. Kevin
11408
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decne.) L.H. Bailey
AUA000030074 Morgan 6 Sep 2015 England, J. Kevin
5680
AUA
Liriope Muscari (Dcne.) Bailey
TROY000026326 Colbert 17 Apr 2006 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12404
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
TROY000037094 Bullock 21 Feb 2013 Dykes, Bailee
1520
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) L.H. Bailey
UWAL0001999 Montgomery 07 Feb 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21140
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Dcne.) Bailey.
UWAL0033259 Houston 12 Nov 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
27042
UWAL
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
TROY000031859 Montgomery 07 Feb 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21140
TROY
Liriope muscari (Decaisne) Bailey
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