Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Leyb.

First published in Bonplandia (Hannover) 10: 370 (1862)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Chile (Santiago). It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Chile Central

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Eyzaguirre, M.T. & García de la Huerta, R. (2002). Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Leyb. (Tecophilaceae) redescubierta en su habitat natural. Gayana Botánica 59: 73-77.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Munoz, P.C. (1977). Threatened and endangered species of plants in Chile. Proceedings of the Symposium at the New York Botanical Garden, 11-13 May: 251-253.
  • Watson, J.M. (2008). Tecophilaea cyanocrocus: demolishing bad science. Herbertia 62: 209-240.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Eyzaguiree, M. T. & Garcia De La Huerta, R. (2002). Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Leyb. (Tecophilaeaceae) rediscovered in its natural habitat. Gayana Bot. 59: 73-77.
  • Maunder, M., Cowan, R. S., Stranc, P. & Fay, M. F. (2001). The genetic status and conservation management of two cultivated bulb species extinct in the wild: Tecophilaea cyanocrocus (Chile) and Tulipa sprengeri (Turkey). Conserv. Genet. 2(3): 193-201.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2011). Tecophilaea cyanocrocus. Published on the Internet by the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Eyzaguirre, M.T. & García de la Huerta, R. (2002). Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Leyb. (Tecophilaceae) redescubierta en su habitat natural. Gayana Botánica 59: 73-77.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Philippi, R.A. [s.n.] Chile K000524708 Unknown Type Material Yes
K000401092 Unknown Type Material Yes
Leybold [s.n.] Chile K000518087 Type Yes
Chile K000524710 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chile K000524709 Unknown Type Material Yes
K000401091 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chile K000524707 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0