Kniphofia Moench

First published in Methodus: 631 (1794), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cameroon, Eritrea to S. Africa, Madagascar.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, California, Czechoslovakia, Ecuador, Great Britain, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Oregon, Spain, St.Helena, Turkey, Washington

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Whitehouse, C. (2016). Kniphofia; The complete guide: 1-440. Royal Horticultural Society.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 450.
  • Meth. 631 (1794)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Berger in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV, fam. No. 38, III, II (Heft 33): 31 (1908).
  • Codd in Bothalia 9: 363 (1968).
  • J.G. Baker in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 11: 360 (1871)
  • Marais in Kew Bull. 28: 465–483 (1974).
  • Meth. Pl.: 631 (1794), nom. conserv.
  • in F.C. 6: 275 (1896)
  • in F.T.A. 7: 450 (1898).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Berger in E.P. IV, 38: 31 (1908)
  • Codd in Bothalia 9: 363–513 (1968)
  • Marais in K.B. 28: 465–483 (1973), non Scop., nom. conserv .
  • Meth.: 631 (1794)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Richards, H. [5175], Zambia 15198.000 No
Erskine, Ethiopia 16723.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [14961], Ethiopia 25026.000 No
Stanfield 32074.000 No
Scott, H., Ethiopia 4474.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [14961], Ethiopia 5470.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0