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Taxon: Hesperantha coccinea (Backh. & Harv.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning

Genus: Hesperantha
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Croceae
Nomen number: 446751
Place of publication: Novon 6:263. 1996
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Aug-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe (e.)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal, Cape Province (e.)]


  1. Goldblatt, P. 2003. A synoptic review of the African genus Hesperantha (Iridaceae: Crocoideae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90:431.
  2. Goldblatt, P. & J. C. Manning 1996. Reduction of Schizostylis (Iridaceae: Ixioideae) in Hesperantha (Novon) 6:262-264.
  3. South African National Biodiversity Institute PlantZAfrica.com (on-line resource). (PlantZAfrica)

Check other web resources for Hesperantha coccinea (Backh. & Harv.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?446751. Accessed 20 April 2019.