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Siphonochilus kirkii (Hook. f.) B.L. Burtt
Protologue : Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 40(2): 372 (1982)
Information on the genus : Siphonochilus
Basionym : Cienkowskia kirkii Hook. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaempferia kirkii (Hook. f.) Wittm. & Perring (1893)
 Cienkowskia kirkii Hook. f.
 Cienkowskiella kirkii (Hook. f.) Y.K. Kam (1980)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kaempferia montagui F.M. Leight. (1932)
=Kaempferia rosea Schweinf. ex Baker
=Kaempferia pallida De Wild. (1904)
=Kaempferia carsonii Baker (1898)
=Siphonochilus carsonii (Baker) Lock (1984)
=Kaempferia decora Druten (1955)
=Siphonochilus decorus (Druten) Lock (1999)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.2 - 0.4 m. Alt: ? - 910 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 125
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 28[1&2]: 35-39 (1998).
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