African Plant Database

Bulbine latifolia (L. f.) Spreng.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Protologue : Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 2: 86 (1825)
Notes : [often mentionned as Schult. & Schult.f. 1829]
Information on the genus : Bulbine
Basionym : Anthericum latifolium L. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anthericum latifolium L. f.
 Bulbine latifolia (L. f.) Spreng. var. latifolia (1825)
 Phalangium latifolium (L. f.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bulbine brunsvigiaefolia Baker (1896)
=Bulbine ensifolia Baker (1901)
=Bulbine natalensis Baker (1896)
=Bulbine transvaalensis Baker (1904)
Taxon infra-specific
Bulbine latifolia (L. f.) Spreng. var. latifolia (1825)
Bulbine latifolia var. curvata Van Jaarsv. (2003)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 10-72 cm tall from a ± fleshy tuber-like base, not clustered; aerial stem absent;
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Ecology : Grassland, amongst rocks and in rock crevices; river banks; 300-1700 m alt.
  S. Africa
  • Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 7(1): 447 (1829).
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