Freesia grandiflora (Baker) Klatt

First published in T.A.Durand & H.Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 187 (1894)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic 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.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goldblatt, P. & Manning, J.C. (2020). Iridaceae of southern Africa. Strelitzia 42: 1-1159. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1996). Iridaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-89.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Anomatheca grandiflora.]
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington. [Cited as Anomatheca grandiflora.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1996). Iridaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-89.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Goldblatt & J.C. Manning in Syst. Bot. 20: 171 (1995).
  • Klatt in Th. Dur. & Schinz, Consp Fl. Afr. 5: 187 (1895).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Osborne, J. [JO1396] Mozambique K000569751 Yes
Kirk [s.n.] Mozambique K000320330 Type Yes
Bolus [2651] South Africa K000320333 Type Yes
Meller, C.J. [s.n.] Mozambique K000320331 Type Yes
Meller, C.J. [s.n.] Mozambique K000320332 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

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • 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