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Taxon: Boophone disticha (L. f.) Herb.

Genus: Boophone
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Amaryllidoideae tribe: Amaryllideae subtribe: Boophoninae. Also placed in: Liliaceae
Nomen number: 7419
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 52: sub t. 2578. 1825
Name verified on: 21-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape; Swaziland

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. ["Boophane"].
  • Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. ["Boophane"].
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Merxmüller, H., ed. 1966–1972. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. & E. C. Trump. 1969. Common poisonous plants of East Africa.
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  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?7419 (26 November 2014)

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