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Taxon: Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet ex Klatt

 
Genus: Dietes
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Nomen number: 417421
Place of publication: T. A. Durand & H. Schinz, Consp. fl. afric. 5:156. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo (e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion


References:

  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  4. Goldblatt, P. 1981. Systematics, phylogeny and evolution of Dietes (Iridaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68:145.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet ex Klatt :

  • 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?id=417421. Accessed 18 September 2019.