1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Tulbaghia L.
      1. Tulbaghia friesii Suess.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa (Nyanga Mts).

    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca Alliaceae by S. Kativu

    Habit
    Plant slender, 18–30 cm high arising from a small corm 2–2.5 × 1–1.5 cm wide.
    Leaves
    Leaves filiform, 2–9 × 0.1–0.2 cm.
    Peduncles
    Peduncle 12–25 cm long; involucral bracts 7–15 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence 2–6-flowered; perianth tube greenish-white, 4–6 mm long; segments obtuse, white sometimes tinged with purple, 4–4.5 × 1.5–2 mm; corona cylindrical, entire, slightly crenate, green, 1.5–2 mm long.
    Anthers
    Anthers 0.7–0.9 mm long.
    Ovary
    Ovary broadly elliptic, 2–3 mm long; style 0.5 mm long, stigma capitate.
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobose, 5 mm long; seeds not seen.
    Distribution
    Endemic to the Nyanga Mts area.
    Ecology
    On damp montane grassland; 1500–2100 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Species restricted to a relatively small but protected area; probably Vulnerable.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Tulbaghia friesii Suess. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Fries, R.E. [3553], Zimbabwe K000365530 Unknown type material

    First published in Trans. Rhodesia Sci. Assoc. 43: 76 (1951)

    Accepted by

    • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Burbidge, R.B. (1978). A revision of the genus Tulbaghia (Liliaceae) Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 36: 77-104.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • ―Burbidge in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 36: 89 (1978).
    • in Proc. & Trans. Rhod. Sci. Assoc. 43: 76, fig.15 (1957).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Burbidge, R.B. (1978). A revision of the genus Tulbaghia (Liliaceae) Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 36: 77-104.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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