Crocosmia aurea subsp. pauciflora (Milne-Redh.) Goldblatt

First published in Fl. Zambes. 12(4): 50 (1993)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Central African Republic to NW. Zambia. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Central African Repu, Sudan, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Azores

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1993). Flora Zambesiaca: i-iv, 1-106. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Geerinck, D (2005). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Iridaceae: 1-102. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise. [Cited as Crocosmia aurea.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: i-viii, 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Goldblatt, P. (2007). Personal communication on Iridaceae 1.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1985). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 1: 5-103.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Milne-Redhead, E. [3783] Zambia Crocosmia pauciflora K:SPC-24259.000 No
Jan 1, 1982 Milne-Redhead, E. [3783] Zambia Crocosmia aurea var. pauciflora K000321087 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Milne-Redhead, E. [3783] Zambia Crocosmia aurea var. pauciflora K000321088 Type 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 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