Hypoxis angustifolia Lam.

First published in Encycl. 3: 182 (1789)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean, SW. Arabian Peninsula. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Réunion, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Ascension

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • 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.
  • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Geerinck, D. (1971). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Hypoxidaceae: 1-9. 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.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Nordal, I, Laane, M.M., Holt, E. & Staubo, I. (1985). Taxonomic studies of the genus Hypoxis in East Africa. Nordic Journal of Botany 5: 15-30.
  • Nordal, I. & Iversen, J.I. (1987). Hypoxisacées. Flore du Cameroun 30: 33-49. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
  • Perrier de la Bathie, H. (1938). Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 40: 1-147. Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris.
  • Pope, G.V. (ed.) (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 12(3): 1-106. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
  • Wiland-Szymanska (2001). The genus Hypoxis (Hypoxidaceae) in Central Africa. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 88: 302-350.
  • Wiland-Szymanska, J. & Nordal, I. (2006). Hypoxidaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-25.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Encycl. 3: 182 (1789)
  • F.T.A. 7: 378
  • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 36.
  • Nel in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 51: 303 (1914)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Geerinck, D. (1971). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Hypoxidaceae: 1-9. 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.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Pope, G.V. (ed.) (2001). Flora Zambesiaca 12(3): 1-106. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 309 (2001)
  • Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 231 (1895)
  • E.J. 51: 303 (1914)
  • E.P.A.: 1577 (1971)
  • Encycl. Méth. Bot. 3: 182 (1789)
  • F.P.S. 3: 306 (1956)
  • F.P.U: 212 (1962)
  • F.T.A. 7: 378 (1898)
  • F.W.T.A. ed. 2, 3: 172 (1968)
  • F.Z. 12, 3: 1 (2001)
  • Fl. Eth. 6: 87 (1997)
  • Fl. Rwanda 4: 84 (1987)
  • Fl. Somalia 4: 31 (1995)
  • Geerinck, F.A.C.: 5, fig. pro parte (1971)
  • Handb. Fl. Yemen: 405 (1997)
  • J.L.S. 17: 111 (1878)
  • Kirkia 16:15 (1996)
  • Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot. 4: 328 (1939)
  • Mount. Fl. S. Tanz.: 167, t. 46B (1982)
  • Nordic J. Bot. 5: 24 (1985)
  • Novon 12: 142 (2002).
  • U.K.W.F., ed. 2: 313, t. 142 (1994)
  • U.O.P.Z.: 302, fig. (1949)
  • W.F.K.: 130 (1948)
  • Wickens, Fl. of Jebel Marra: 160, Map 165 (1976)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2016 Darbyshire, I.; Banze, A. [930] Mozambique K001187574 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Preuss [848] Cameroon K000255958 Type Yes
Gillett [12799] K:SPC-22846.000 No
Merrett, L. [2232] Zambia K001561846 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L. & Vollesen, K. [9228] Zambia K001567222 Yes
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. & Bidgood, S. [9976] Zambia K001567227 Yes
MacKinnon, L.E. [207] Cameroon K001310251 Yes
Cheek, M.; Moutsambote, J.M.; Kami, T. [15469] Congo, Republic of the K000617389 Yes
Kami, T.; Cheek, M.; Pearce, L.; Nkondi, F.; Ngoulou, D. [140] Congo, Republic of the K000615890 Yes
Wood, G.H.S. [702] Uganda K:SPC-18234.000 No
Baur, R. [347] South Africa K000400222 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cooper, T. [1039] South Africa K000400223 Unknown Type Material Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [2373] Tanzania K:SPC-32769.000 No
Brummitt, R.K. [11076] Malawi K:SPC-33037.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [8002] Tanzania K:SPC-25386.000 No
Harris, T. [38] Mozambique K000545039 Yes
Major, F. [669] Madagascar K000432411 Type Yes
Chevalier [9485] Central African Republic K000255957 Type Yes
Schimper [172] Ethiopia K000255955 Type Yes
Rayner, R.J. [543] Kenya K:SPC-10057.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 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