African Plant Database

Albuca L.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Sp. Pl. (ed. 2) 438 (1762)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trimelopter Raf. (1837)
=Coilonox Raf. (1837)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulbous plants with solitary lax raceme on terete scape with large bracts; capsule ovoid; seeds black, flattened.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 68
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 623

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 1: 128

Bibliography other :
  • SPETA, F. (2001). Die Echte und die Falsche Meerzweibel: Charybdis Speta und Stellarioides Medicus (Hyacinthaceae), mit Neubesschreibungen und Neukombinationen im Anhang. Stapfia 75: 139-176
  • MÜLLER-DOBLIES, U. (2006). Enumeratio Albucarum (Hyacinthaceae) Austro-Africanarum adhuc cognitarum 3. Additions and additional notes to Albuca subgenus. Falconera and A. subgenus. Albuca. Feddes Repert. 117: 96-138
  • Manning, J. F.Forest, F. Devey, & al. (2009). A molecular phylogeny and a revised classification of Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on an analysis of four plastid DNA regions. Taxon 58(1): 77
  • S. African J. Bot. 77(3): 581-591 (2011).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 63 (2014)
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Record n°187923 modified 2008-12-27
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