Kniphofia pumila (Aiton) Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 4: 552 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Eritrea to NE. DR Congo. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Geerinck, D.J.L. (2015). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Asphodelaceae: 1-43. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Whitehouse, C. (2002). Asphodelaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-18.
  • Whitehouse, C. (2016). Kniphofia; The complete guide: 1-440. Royal Horticultural Society.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Whitehouse, C. (2002). Asphodelaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-18.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Codd in Journ. S. Afr. Bot. 29: 145–149 (1963).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg.) p. 1541 (1971).
  • Kunth, Enum. Pl. 4: 552 (1843).
  • Marais in Kew Bulletin 28: 471 (1973).
  • Sebsebe & Nordal in Fl. Ethiopia 6: 107, fig. 191.1 (1997).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1990 Schimper [1192], Ethiopia K000256209 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Schimper [1192], Ethiopia K000256210 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Leichtlin [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256158 Unknown type material Yes
Ash [2211], Ethiopia 35823.000 No
Leichtlin [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256154 Unknown type material Yes
Leichtlin [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256155 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256156 Unknown type material Yes
Unknown from label. [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256211 Unknown type material Yes
Leichtlin [s.n.], Ethiopia K000256157 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000256274 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Gyliff? [200-92], South Africa Kniphofia carinata K000256276 Unknown type material Yes
Gyliff? [200-92], South Africa Kniphofia carinata K000256275 Unknown type material Yes
Bally, P.R.R., Ethiopia Kniphofia leichtlinii 4467.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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 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