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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire [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 Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  3. Goldblatt, P. 2011. Review of Iridaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 8 Mar.
  4. 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.
  5. Manning, J. C. et al. Botany and horticulture of the genus Freesia (Iridaceae). Strelitzia vol. 27. 2010 (Bot Hort Freesia)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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 19 January 2019.