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LC control 88022798
LC classificationQK495.A484 Botany
Topical headingSnowdrops
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Variant(s)Candlemas bells (Plants)
Fair maids of February (Plants)
Snow drops
Snow flowers
White ladies (Plants)
See alsoAmaryllidaceae
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Found inDavis, A.P. The genus Galanthus, 1999 p. 14 (Galanthus L., genus, family Amaryllidaeae; Commonly known as Snowdrops; Snow flowers or drops; English vernacular names, which pre-date the use of snowdrops, are Fair Maids of February, Candlemas Bells, and White Ladies; in France, the name Violette de la Chandaleur was used; and in Italy, Purification Flower; The common modern German vernacular is Schneeglockenchen, meaning little snowbell)
Web. 3 (Galanthus, genus, comprising snowdrops) (snowdrop: plant of genus Galanthus: esp. G. nivalis)
SPN (Glanthus Snowdrop)
Hortus 3 (Galanthus L. Snowdrop Amaryllidaceae)
Ind. nom. gen. (plant.) (Galanthus L.)
Engler Syl. Pflanz.: v. 2, p. 530 (Galanthus Amaryllidaceae)
Random House (snowdrop: any of several ... plants belonging to the genus Galanthus; esp. G. nivalis)