African Plant Database

Kniphofia benguellensis Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Information on the genus : Kniphofia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Notosceptrum benguellense (Baker) Benth.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Notosceptrum andongensis (Baker) Benth.
=Kniphofia andongensis Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb apparently solitary, to 1-2,5 m tall; rhizome horizontal with short well-spaced, erect shoot-bearing branches
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland on Kalahari sand; rocky thickets with deep grass and deep-grassed marshy places; marshes by streams with Aroides hastatum, Epilobium; c. 1380 m alt. (Zambia).
  Little known species.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12[3]: 26-33

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 28: 465-483 (1973) [1974]
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