Colchicum schimperianum (Hochst.) C.Archer

First published in Bothalia 38: 83 (2008)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to Somalia, Yemen. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic 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 schimperianum.]

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1994 Roth [106], Ethiopia Merendera schimperiana K000366032 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Schimper [306], Ethiopia Merendera schimperiana K000366031 Unknown type material Yes
Schimper [1167], Ethiopia Merendera schimperiana K000366029 isotype Yes
Schimper [1126], Ethiopia Merendera schimperiana K000366030 isotype Yes
Schimper [1167], Ethiopia Merendera schimperiana K000366028 isotype Yes
Collenette [254], Somalia Merendera schimperiana K000366027 holotype Yes
Collenette [254], Somalia Merendera schimperiana K000366026 holotype Yes
Collenette [254], Somalia Merendera schimperiana K000366025 holotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • 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 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