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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. Last Changed: 28-Jul-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 17 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F; Gen Agapanthus); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F; Gen Agapanthus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. Pareys Blumengaertnerei, ed. 2. (Pareys Bl)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Leighton, F. M. 1939. The history of botanical exploration for amaryllids in South Africa (Herbertia) 6:105.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Snoeijer, W. Agapanthus: a revision of the genus. 2004 (Gen Agapanthus) 64.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  11. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. Medicinal plants of South Africa. 2009 (Med Pl SAfr)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1658. Accessed 17 October 2018.