African Plant Database

Moraea unguiculata Ker Gawl.
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vieusseuxia unguiculata (Ker Gawl.) Roem. & Schult.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Iris tricuspis var. minor Jacq.
=Vieusseuxia tenuis (Ker Gawl.) Roem. & Schult.
=Moraea tenuis Ker Gawl. (1807)
=*Moraea violacea L. Bolus
=Moraea ceresiana G. J. Lewis
=Moraea gracilis (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) A. Dietr.
=Iris gracilis Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.2 - 0.4 m. Alt: 12 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ann. Kirstenbosch Bot. Gard. 14: 155-156 (1986).
  • Ann. Kirstenbosch Bot. Gard. 14: 157 (1986).
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carte afrique num 22018
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