Medeola virginiana

Family:LILIACEAE
Species:Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
Common Name:Indian Cucumber Root
Habitat:Moist hardwood-coniferous forests.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:MEVI
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, G5 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyLILIACEAE - Lily family
Genus Medeola
Species Medeola virginiana Linnaeus - Indian Cucumber Root

Citation

Citation MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 339. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 468.1). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 65. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Gyromia virginiana Gyromia virginiana (Linnaeus) Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 238. 1818.Medeola virginiana Linnaeus 1753. 
Gyromia virginiana var. picta Gyromia virginiana (Linnaeus) Nuttall, var. picta Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 238. 1818. NORTH CAROLINA: Burke Co.: Banks of Laurel Creek, near Morgantown,
Medeola verticillifolia Medeola verticillifolia Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 2: 325. 1812, nom. illegit.Medeola virginiana Linnaeus 1753. 

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, Bibb, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Conecuh, Covington, DeKalb, Escambia, Franklin, Hale, Henry, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Winston

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU102435 Monroe 12 Sep 1997 R. D. Whetstone
18608
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102426 DeKalb 15 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17535
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
37060 Monroe 13 MAY 1981 O'HALLORAN, K.
150
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
33727 DeKalb 20 MAY 1978 OWSLEY, C. M.
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
TROY000025796 Tuscaloosa 08 Aug 2002 Brian R. Keener
2349
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0015610 Lawrence 20 Jul 2002 England, J. Kevin
0257
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
AMAL00001163 Pike 16 Apr 2001 A. R. Diamond
12373
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
JSU102440 Winston 17 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3845A
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102436 Randolph 24 May 1973 R. D. Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102431 Lauderdale 28 Jun 1996 R. D. Whetstone
18109
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102439 Winston 06 May 1978 R. Kral
61659
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
AMAL00022697 Pike 05 Aug 2015 Chris T. Taylor
SP#1906
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
50618 Autauga 22 JUN 1991 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7467
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
JSU129295 Shelby 12 Oct 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9388
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU129296 Jackson 30 Jun 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9010
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
TROY000025793 Bibb 17 Aug 2003 Alvin R. Diamond
14085
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0002642 Jackson 10 May 2005 England, J. Kevin
0531
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0004732 Lawrence 18 Apr 2009 England, J. Kevin
1994
UWAL
Medeola virginiana L.
UWAL0004731 Choctaw 06 Apr 2006 Skinner, Angie
0077
UWAL
Medeola virginiana L.
UWAL0032630 Franklin 12 Jun 2016 England, J. Kevin
6562
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
TROY000011208 Escambia 20 Mar 2000 Darry Searcy
s.n.
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
AMAL00008000 Jackson 13 May 2003 D. D. Spaulding
11849
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
JSU102423 Calhoun 28 Oct 1973 K. E. Landers
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
TROY000025794 Cleburne 29 May 2005 Daniel D. Spaulding
12273
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0015705 Winston 11 May 2006 England, J. Kevin
0512
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0015709 Winston 14 Apr 2007 England, J. Kevin
0667
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0033554 Randolph 25 Apr 2010 England, J. Kevin
2351
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
TROY000011209 Pike 16 Apr 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12373
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
AMAL00011613 Cleburne 29 May 2005 Daniel D. Spaulding
12273
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
JSU102427 Jackson 30 Apr 1999 K. R. Brodeur
1766
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
37415 Cherokee 21 AUG 1981 HENDERSON, T.
463
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
26822 Tallapoosa 5 AUG 1974 HUTTO, T. A.
439
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
TROY000011210 Pike 01 May 1997 Jeanese Holmes
320
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102428 Jackson 13 May 1973 David Cook
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102430 Jackson 13 May 1973 David Cook
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102424 Clay 02 May 1993 J. M. Ballard
1650
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
43988 Conecuh 25 APR 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2359
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
43631 Butler 25 APR 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2352
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
50055 Henry 25 AUG 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5402
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
43632 Monroe 26 APR 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2422
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
49325 Pike 9 MAY 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
4723
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
47134 Jackson 25 JUN 1983 DODD, J. K.
26
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
TROY000025795 Jackson 13 May 2003 Daniel D. Spaulding
11849
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0017092 Winston 16 May 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8422
UWAL
Medeola virginiana L.
AMAL00019090 Calhoun 16 May 1994 J. M. Ballard
3843
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
AMAL00001161 Covington 09 May 2000 R. Kral
89611
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
JSU102438 Randolph 05 May 1986 C. F. Nixon
2164
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102429 Jackson 08 May 1975 S. D. Durham
393
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102425 Cleburne 18 May 1994 S. E. Hruska
169
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
21229 Clay 16 MAY 1970 SHEHANE, RONNIE
130
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
66303 Cleburne 29 MAY 2005 SPAULDING, DANIEL D.
12273
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
TROY000039184 Conecuh 28 Jul 2013 Alvin R. Diamond
24402
TROY
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
UWAL0004733 St. Clair 20 Apr 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4286
UWAL
Medeola virginiana L.
UWAL0018923 Marion 01 Aug 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8547
UWAL
Medeola virginiana L.
UWAL0011775 Autauga 03 May 2013 Keener, Brian R.
7807
UWAL
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
AMAL00001165 Tuscaloosa 08 Aug 2002 Brian R. Keener
2349
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
AMAL00011261 Tallapoosa 10 Apr 2006 T. Wayne Barger
3
AMAL
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00058620 Tuscaloosa 8 Aug 2002 Brian R. Keener
2349
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007510 Escambia 14 May 1892 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00061108 Jackson 13 May 2003 D. D. Spaulding
11849
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00065648 Cleburne 29 May 2005 D. D. Spaulding
12273
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007504 Hale 30 Mar 1878 Eugene A. Smith
s.n.
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00060638 Winston 8 Apr 1967 Joab L. Thomas
953
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00065386 Winston 17 Apr 2005 Kevin England
326
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007509 Clarke 15 Apr 1980 Robert R. Haynes
7713
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007412 Lawrence 26 Apr 1977 Robert R. Haynes
6121
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007411 Clay 30 Apr 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9006
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00066018 Winston 6 May 1999 Robert R. Haynes
9955
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007422 DeKalb 3 Jul 1980 Russell A. Meigs
929
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
UNA00007417 Jackson 6 Jun 1980 Russell A. Meigs
796
UNA
Medeola virginiana L.
JSU102437 Randolph 11 Oct 1985 C. F. Nixon
1997
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102421 Calhoun 21 May 1986 C. L. Lawler
541
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102422 Calhoun 21 May 1986 C. L. Lawler
541
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102434 Marshall 02 Jul 1994 D. D. Spaulding
5507
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102433 Marshall 16 Apr 1994 D. D. Spaulding
5449
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
JSU102432 Lawrence 17 Sep 1994 D. D. Spaulding
6385
JSU
Medeola virginiana Linnaeus
40053 Lee 17 OCT 1985 FREEMAN, JOHN D.
S. N.
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
23971 Chilton 20 MAY 1971 FREEMAN, JOHN D.
735
AUA
MEDEOLA VIRGINIANA L.
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