Colchicum melanthioides (Willd.) J.C.Manning & Vinn.

First published in Taxon 56: 881 (2007)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Zimbabwe to S. Africa. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Androcymbium melanthioides.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Roe in Bolus [3042], South Africa Androcymbium melanthioides K000366016 Yes
Rehmann, A. [3727], South Africa Androcymbium melanthioides K000366015 Yes

Sources

  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images