Chironia krebsii Griseb.

First published in Gen. Sp. Gent.: 98 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nemomissa, S. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Gentianaceae: 1-68.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.W. Hill & Prain in Fl. Cap. 4 (1): 1107 (1909).
  • Baker & N.E. Br. in Flora of Tropical Africa 4 (1): 554 (1903).
  • Gilg in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 26: 106 (1898).
  • Griseb., Gen. Sp. Gent.: 98 (1839).
  • Marais & I. Verd. in Flora of Southern Africa 26: 227, fig. 30/e (1963).
  • Paiva & I. Nogueira in Flora Zambesiaca 7 (4): 32 (1990).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 28, 1998 Sanderson, J. [446] South Africa K000096894 Syntype Yes
Scully, W.C. [165] South Africa K000096895 Type Yes
Hutton [s.n.] South Africa K000096896 Type Yes
Medley Wood [121] South Africa K000096893 Type Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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