African Plant Database

Bulbine abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 334 (1850)
Information on the genus : Bulbine
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anthericum asphodeloides auct. non L.
=Bulbine asphodeloides auct. non (L.) Schult.non (L.) Spreng.
=Bulbine asphodeloides var. xanthobotrys (Engl. & Gilg) Weim.
=Bulbine xanthobotrys Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Bulbine huilensis Poelln. (1943)
=Bulbine latitepala Poelln. (1943)
=Bulbine decurvata Peter ex Poelln. (1944)
=Bulbine hamata Peter ex Poelln. (1944)
=Bulbine asphodeloides var. filifolioides De Wild.
=Bulbine asphodeloides var. monticola Poelln.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte, Succulent- Ht 0.16 - 0.91 m. Alt: 250 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa Asphodelaceae: 11-13
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 34: t.1350 (1961).
  • Kirkia 16[1]: 43 (1996).
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