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Taxon: Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns.

 
Genus: Agapanthus
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Agapanthoideae
Nomen number: 1658
Place of publication: Verz. Pfl.-Kult. 35. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Encke, F. 1958-1961. Pareys Blumengaertnerei, ed. 2.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. 1985, 1987. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa Note: v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Leighton, F. M. 1939. The history of botanical exploration for amaryllids in South Africa. Herbertia 6:105.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Snoeijer, W. 2004. Agapanthus: a revision of the genus 64.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  11. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. 2009. Medicinal plants of South Africa Note: Briza Publications, Pretoria, South Africa

Check other web resources for Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=1658. Accessed 19 July 2019.