African Plant Database


Urginea Steinh.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 1: 321, t. 14 (1834)
 
Species
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Drimia Jacq. ex Willd.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Drimia Jacq. ex Willd. (1799)
=Ebertia Speta
=Ledurgia Speta (2001)
=Rhadamanthus Salisb. (1866)
=Rhodocodon Baker (1881)
=Squilla Steinh. (1836)
=Duthiea Speta (2001)
=Erythronium L.
=Idothearia C. Presl
=Urginavia Speta
=Mucinaea M. Pinter & al. (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : “Urginea…is a heterogeneous, poorly understood genus in which major rearrangements are to be expected” (Speta in Kubitzki, Fam. & genera vascul. pl. 3…: 274, 1998). In a narrow circumscription (Speta in Stapfia 75: 220, 227, 2001) a genus of 2 species in NW Africa and the W and C Mediterranean region (map in Speta, o.c.: 228): Urginea fugax (Moris) Steinh. And U. ollivieri Maire. Not in Tropical Africa.

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: 71
  • 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: 626

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 126 (1931). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 201 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 40 (1980).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] : 219 (1981).
  • DEB, D. B. & S. DASGUPTA (1982). Generic status of Urginea Steinheil (Liliaceae J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. : 3: 819-825.
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 440 
  • SPETA, F. (1998). Systematische Analyse der Gattung Scilla L. s. l. (Hyacinthaceae). Phyton (Horn) 38(1): 1-224
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 1: 146

Bibliography other :
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 102 (2014)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 195737
 
Record n°195737 modified 2008-12-27
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