Hypoxis colchicifolia Baker

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 22: 649 (1884)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Cape Prov. to KwaZulu-Natal. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Singh, Y. (2007). Hypoxis (Hypoxidaceae) in Southern Africa: taxonomic notes. South African Journal of Botany 73: 360-365.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Adlam, R.W. [s.n.] South Africa K000098820 Type No
South Africa K000098832 Type Yes
Wood, J.M. [1170] South Africa K000098821 Type No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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/
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