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Taxon: Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken

Genus: Kniphofia
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae subfamily: Asphodeloideae. Also placed in: Asphodelaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 21195
Place of publication: Allg. Naturgesch. 3(1):566. 1841 (W. J. Hooker, Bot. Mag. 80: t. 4816. 1854)
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 29-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Nov-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [lists as K. uvaria (L.) Oken].
  • Encke, F. 1958–1961. Pareys Blumengaertnerei, ed. 2. [lists as K. uvaria Hook.].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. [lists as K. uvaria (L.) Oken].
  • Harvey, W. H. & O. W. Sonder, eds. v. 1-3; W. T. Thiselton Dyer & A. W. Hill, eds. v. 4-7. Flora capensis. v. 1-3:1860-1865; v. 4-7:1896-1933 [lists as K. uvaria Hook.; = K. alooides Moench].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as K. uvaria (L.) Oken].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [lists as K. uvaria (L.) Oken].
  • Täckholm, V. & M. Drar. 1954–. Flora of Egypt. [lists as K. uvaria (L.) Hook.].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21195 (26 July 2014)

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