African Plant Database


Gloriosa L.
Family : COLCHICACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 305 (1753)  
 
Species
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Littonia Hook.

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: 63
  • 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: 594
  • GROSSI, A. (2004). Gloriosa superba. Bulbs : 5/2: 4-6

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • NORDAL, I. & M. G. BINGHAM (1998). Description of a new species, Gloriosa sessiliflora (Colchicaceae), with notes on the relationship between Gloriosa and Littonia. Kew Bull. : 53: 479-482.
  • MAROYI, A. & al. (2013). Systematic studies in the Gloriosa superba complex (Colchicaceae): a re-assessment of species boundaries. Pl. Ecol. Evol. : 146: 212-218.

Bibliography other :
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 113 (2014)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 191002
 
Record n°191002 modified 2008-12-27
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