African Plant Database

Scilla tayloriana Rendle
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 30: 426 (1895)
Information on the genus : Scilla
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ledebouria kirkii (Baker) Stedje & Thulin
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scilla kirkii Baker (1873)
=Ledebouria kirkii (Baker) Stedje & Thulin (1996)
=Scilla hildebrandtii Baker (1898)
=Scilla johnstonii Baker
=Drimia hildebrandtii Baker (1892)
=Ledebouria hildebrandtii (Baker) U. Müll. -Doblies & D. Müll. -Doblies (1997)
=Urginea corradii Chiov. (1951)
=Drimia angustitepala Engl. (1892)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Ecology unknown. ? Only known from the type (Taylor W. E. s. n.); Kenya, near Mombassa, Rabai Hills (c. 3°56’Sx39°35’E), collected in 1885.
  Probably near Ledebouria revoluta but: leaves broader, papery, passing more suddenly into a narrower petiole; raceme less dense; flowers larger.
  Not in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Hyacinth, 1996.
  • Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7: 556 (1898).
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