Taxon: Moraea miniata Andrews

 
Genus: Moraea
  Subgenus: Moraea
    Section: Homeria
Family: Iridaceae
  Subfamily: Iridoideae
      Tribe: Irideae
Nomen number: 401847
Place of publication: Bot. Repos. 6: t. 404. 1804
Comment: authorship of names in this work follows Melbourne ICN Art. 46.8; there is no internal evidence in the work for any author other than Andrews (fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. on 7 Aug 2006)
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kellerman et al., as Homeria miniata)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust, as Homeria miniata)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province

References:

  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Goldblatt, P. 1998. Reduction of Barnardiella, Galaxia, Gynandriris, Hexaglottis, Homeria, and Roggeveldia in Moraea (Iridaceae: Irideae) (Novon) 8:375.
  • Goldblatt, P. 1981. Systematics and biology of Homeria (Iridaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68:485.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)

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Check other web resources for Moraea miniata Andrews :

  • 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.

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