African Plant Database

Urginea altissima (L. f.) Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Information on the genus : Urginea
Basionym : Ornithogalum altissimum L. f.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Drimia altissima (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Drimia altissima (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ornithogalum altissimum L. f. (1782)
 Drimia altissima (L. f.) Ker Gawl. (1865)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ornithogalum giganteum Jacq. (1797)
=Urginea gigantea (Jacq.) Oyewole (1975)
=Scilla micrantha A. Rich. (1850)
=Urginea micrantha (A. Rich.) Solms (1867)
=Urginea epigea R.A. Dyer (1947)
=Urginea brevipes Baker (1874)
=Drimia barteri Baker (1871)
=Drimia paolii Chiov. (1916)
=Drimia uitenhagensis Eckl. (1830)
=*Drimia incerta A. Chev. (1920)
=Idothea altissima (L. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Idothea barteri (Baker) Kuntze
=Urginavia altissima (L. f.) Speta
=Urginavia epigea (R.A. Dyer) Speta
=Urginavia micrantha (A. Rich.) Speta

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 13: 221 (1873).
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 6: 463 (1896).
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 6: 470 (1896).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 542 (1966).
  • J. S. African Bot. 43: 265-319 (1977).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 56 (1997).
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Record n°15315
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