Kniphofia thomsonii Baker

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 406 (1885)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to N. Tanzania. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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

  • A. Berger in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, 38: 52, fig. 20/h–k (1908).
  • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 2: 316, fig. 214/h–k (1908).
  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 313 (1994).
  • Baker in Flora of Tropical Africa 7: 451 (1898).
  • Baker in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 21: 406 (1885).
  • Blundell, Wild Fl. E. Afr.: 423, t. 490 (1987), pro parte.
  • Bullock in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 2: 98 (1933).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg.) p. 1541 (1971).
  • Engl. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 140 (1895).
  • Grant-Downton in The New Plantsman 4: 148–156 (1997).
  • Hanid in A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 688 (1974).
  • Marais in Kew Bulletin 28: 467 (1973), pro parte.
  • Polh. in Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24: 21 (1962).
  • Sebsebe & Nordal in Fl. Ethiopia 6: 111, fig. 191.4 (1997).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hepper, F.N. [5460], Tanzania 34341.000 No
Christenhusz, M.J.M., Kamau, P., Mbale, M. [6651], Kenya K000696659 No

Sources

  • 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