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Taxon: Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning

 
Genus: Freesia
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Freesieae
Nomen number: 429211
Place of publication: Syst. Bot. 20:171. 1995
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 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
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo [Shaba]
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: Hong Kong

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  3. Goldblatt, P. & J. C. Manning. 1995. Phylogeny of the African genera Anomatheca and Freesia (Iridaceae: Ixioideae), and a new genus Xenoscapa. Syst. Bot. 20:161-178. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  4. Goldblatt, P. 2011. Review of Iridaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e-mail on 8 Mar.
  5. Manning, J. C. et al. 2010. Botany and horticulture of the genus Freesia (Iridaceae). Strelitzia vol. 27
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J. C. Manning :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=429211. Accessed 21 July 2019.