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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
Watsonia pillansii

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Burundi, California, Great Britain, Hawaii, Madeira, Mauritius, New South Wales, Portugal, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, South Australia, Spain, St.Helena, Tasmania, Tristan da Cunha, Victoria, Western Australia

Watsonia Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fig. Pl. Gard. Dict. 2: 184 (1758)

Accepted by

  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Geerinck, D (2005). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Iridaceae: 1-102. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1989). The Genus Watsonia: A Systematic Monograph: i-x, 1-148. National Botanic Gardens, Cape, South Africa.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0