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This species is accepted, and its native range is Namibia to Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Namibia

Chlorophytum viscosum Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1949 Pillans, N.S. [5331], South Africa K000390792
Oct 1, 1949 Dinter [6645], South Africa K000390793
Drege [2673], South Africa K000257002 Unknown type material
Drege [2673], South Africa K000257003 Unknown type material
Geiss, W. [2346], South Africa K000390795
Giess, W. [5466], South Africa K000390791
Dinter [4048], South Africa K000390794
Giess, W. [5466], South Africa K000390790

First published in Enum. Pl. 4: 605 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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