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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion


References:

  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Goldblatt, P. 1981. Systematics, phylogeny and evolution of Dietes (Iridaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68:145.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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 22 January 2019.