Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herb.

First published in Bot. Mag. 52: t. 2578 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. South Sudan to S. Africa. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • 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.
  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • 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. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Nordal, I. (1982). Amaryllidaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-30.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Zimudzi, C., Archer, R.H., Kwembeya, E.G. & Nordal, I. (2006). Synopsis of Amaryllidaceae from the Flora Zambesiaca area. Kirkia. The Zimbabwe Journal of Botany 18: 151-168.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Bot. Mag. 52: t.2578 (1825).
  • in F.T.A. 7: 392 (1898).
  • ―Baker in F.C. 6: 242 (1896);
  • ―Dyer in Fl. Pl. Afr. 29: t.1141 (1953).
  • ―Geerinck in F.A.C., Amaryllidaceae: 6 (1973).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 708, fig. (1974).
  • Bak. in Fl. Cap. 6: 242 (1896)
  • Bak. in Flora of Tropical Africa 7: 392 (1898).
  • Dyer in Fl. PL Afr. 29, t. 1141 (1953).
  • Geerinck in Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Amaryll.: 6 (1973).
  • Herb. in Bot. Mag. 52, sub t. 2578 (1825).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] Tanzania K003749734 No
Greenway, P.J. [EAH10141] Zambia K003749775 No
Pawek [3294] Malawi K003749766 No
K:SPC-17327.000 No
Buchanan, J.; Balfour [s.n.] Malawi K003749763 No
Stocks, J. [s.n.] Mozambique K003749762 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs.) [3458] Tanzania K003749736 No
Pawek, J. [10350] Malawi K003749767 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K001738261 No
Pawek, J. [7600] Malawi K003749765 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002850287 No
Gorder, D.J.; Clark, V.R. [7587] Angola K000554742 No
Grimshaw, J.M. [JMG931323] Tanzania K003749761 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K001738260 No
Moll, E.J. [1258] South Africa K002850288 No
Bullock, A.A. [1214] Zambia K:SPC-17325.000 No
Harris, B.J. [10301] Tanzania K003749751 No
Wallace, G.B. [82] Tanzania K003749744 No
Richards, M. [18537] Tanzania K003749750 No
Welch, J.R. [453] Tanzania K001738196 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002850285 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Tanzania K003749754 No
Pawek, J. [13213] Malawi K003749770 No
Bullock, A.A. [1929] Tanzania K003749737 No
Kevela, L. K:SPC-35995.000 No
Lees; Sealy [110] Zambia K003749774 No
Bullock, A.A. [1929] Tanzania K003749740 No
Geilinger [3058] Tanzania K003749749 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs.) [2211] Zambia K003749772 No
Burtt, B.D. [6407] Tanzania K003749742 No
Phillips, E. [4114B] Malawi K003749769 No
Lovett, J. [1024] Tanzania K003749758 No
Bally, P.R.O. [1126] Kenya K:SPC-17326.000 No
Perdue, R.E.; Kibuwa, S.P. [11462] Tanzania K003749748 No
Bullock, A.A. [1929] Tanzania K003749739 No
Phillips, E. [3040] Malawi K003749771 No
Burtt, B.D. [6339] Tanzania K003749757 No
Burtt, B.D. [6388] Tanzania K003749745 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Tanzania K003749735 No
Leedal [5601] Tanzania K:SPC-41165.000 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs.) [6401] Zambia K003749773 No
Duff, C.E. Zambia K:SPC-23632.000 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs.) [6886] Tanzania K003749753 No
Kirk, J. [s.n.] Tanzania K000366062 Type Yes
Bullock, A.A. [1929] Tanzania K:SPC-23552.000 No
B. Mhoro [184] Tanzania K003749760 No
Brummitt, R.K. [15124] Malawi K003749768 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002850286 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002850284 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [2679] Zambia K:SPC-15593.000 No
Geilinger [2786] Tanzania K003749752 No
Davies, R.M. [[D767]] Tanzania K003749756 No
Leedal, G.P. [5188] Tanzania K003749746 No
Burtt, B.D. [6388] Tanzania K003749743 No
Bullock, A.A. [1929] Tanzania K003749738 No
Hood, J.A. K:SPC-45572.000 No
Burtt, B.D. [6210] Tanzania K003749755 No
Spjut, R.W.; Muchai, S. [3457] Tanzania K003749747 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs.) [6886] Tanzania K003749733 No
Burtt, B.D. [6396] Tanzania K003749741 No
B. Mhoro [184] Tanzania K003749759 No
Scott Elliot, G.F. [8444] Malawi K003749764 No

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