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Boophone disticha (L. f.) Herb.
Family : AMARYLLIDACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Mag. sub t. 2578 (1825)
Information on the genus : Boophone
Basionym : Amaryllis disticha L. f.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amaryllis disticha L. f. (1782)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boophone longepedicellata Pax (1889)
=Ammocharis taveliana Schinz (1890) p.p. (feuilles)
=Haemanthus lemairei De Wild.
=Haemanthus sinuatus Thunb. ex Schult. & Schult. f. (1829)
=Haemanthus robustus Pax (1892)
=Amaryllis toxicaria (L. f. ex Aiton) D. Dietr.
=Boophone intermedia M. Roem.
=Brunsvigia rautanenii Baker
=Brunsvigia kirkii Baker
=Haemanthus ciliaris L.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.2 - 0.3 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaryllidaceae: 21-23
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 6: 242-243 (1896). 
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.230 (1926).
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 80 (1949).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 29: t.1141 (1953).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 543 (1966).
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 64 (1997).
  • Strelitzia 6: 39 (1997).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 15875
 
Record n°15875
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