African Plant Database

Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning subsp. laxa
Information on the genus : Freesia
Basionym : Gladiolus laxus Thunb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anomatheca laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt subsp. laxa
 Gladiolus laxus Thunb.
 Lapeirousia laxa (Thunb.) N.E. Br.
 Meristostigma laxum (Thunb.) A. Dietr.
 Anomatheca laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt
 Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning (1995)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anomatheca cruenta Lindl.
=Freesia cruenta (Lindl.) Klatt
=Lapeirousia cruenta (Lindl.) Baker (1892)
=Lapeirousia graebneriana Harms
=Lapeyrousia cruenta (Lindl.) Baker (1892)
=Lapeyrousia laxa (Thunb.) N.E. Br. (1928)
=Lapeirousia grandiflora Jacq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : an inland plant with pink to red flowers with dark red blotches, upper tepal 10-15 mm long.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.3 m. Alt: 10 - 2160 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 20: 161-178 (1995).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 20892
Record n°20892
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