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Taxon: Watsonia borbonica (Pourr.) Goldblatt

Genus: Watsonia
Family: Iridaceae subfamily: Ixioideae tribe: Watsonieae
Nomen number: 411071
Place of publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74:571. 1987
Comment: page of publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 09-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jan-2003
No species priority site assigned.


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Gen Watsonia 24. 1989)

Distributional range:

    Southern Africa: South Africa - Western Cape

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Southern South America: Chile - Juan Fernandez

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Watsonia borbonica (Pourr.) Goldblatt:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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: (27 November 2015)

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