African Plant Database


Kniphofia pumila (Aiton) Kunth
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. [Kunth] 4: 552 (1843)
Information on the genus : Kniphofia
Basionym : Aletris pumila Aiton
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aletris pumila Aiton
 Tritoma pumila (Aiton) Ker Gawl.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kniphofia abyssinica (DC.) Schweinf.
=Veltheimia abyssinica DC.
=Kniphofia comosa Hochst. (1844)
=Kniphofia leichtlinii var. distachya Baker
=Kniphofia leichtlinii Baker
=Tritoma leichtlinii (Baker) Carrière
=Kniphofia ×micrantha Chiov. ex Chiarugi
=Kniphofia infundibularis Baker (1885)
=Kniphofia carinata C. H. Wright (1914)
=Tritoma maroccana May
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Solitary herb; rhizome erect, corm-like, with some fibrous remains of leaves at base
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Ecology : Grassland often near streams; grassy slopes; steep-sided valleys; open spaces in Podocarpus latifolius forest; 1200-3150 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 40540
 
Record n°40540
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