African Plant Database

Eucomis autumnalis (Mill.) Chitt. subsp. autumnalis
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : R. H. S. Dict. Gard. ii. 787 (1951)
Information on the genus : Eucomis
Basionym : Fritillaria autumnalis Mill.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fritillaria autumnalis Mill.
 Eucomis autumnalis (Mill.) Chitt. (1951)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Basilaea undulata (Aiton) Mirb.
=Ornithogalum undulatum (Aiton) Thunb.
=Eucomis undulata Aiton (1789)
=Basilaea coronata Lam.
=Eucomis clavata Van der Spuy sensu Van der Spuy (1971), non Baker
=Fritillaria longifolia Hill
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : (tetraploid) with a cylindric scape and semi-erect leaves, also in NE S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.15 - 0.55 m. Alt: 460 - 1890 m. Distribution: EC, LP, NC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.220 (1926).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 541 (1966).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 36 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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