Гадючий лук или Мышиный гиацинт
40 to 60 species, depending on classification, in the Mediterranean region and in West Asia. In the FSU 15 species in the Caucasus. However, this treatment accepted in Cherepanov’s Checklist differs greatly from those published in Floras for adjacent countries.
Hyacinthaceae, formerly in Liliaceae
Caucasian authors record other species many of which included by Western treatment in M. armeniacum, e.g. M. alpanicum Schchian, M. elegantulum Schchian, M. grossheimii Schchian (M. neglectum), M. pendulum Trautv., M. polyanthum Boiss., M. sosnowskyi Schchian.