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Taxon: Merwilla plumbea (Lindl.) Speta

 
Genus: Merwilla
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Hyacintheae
Subtribe: Massoniinae
Nomen number: 447325
Place of publication: Phyton 38:109. 1998
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Oct-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Scilla natalensis); mammals (as Scilla natalensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


References:

  1. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  2. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  3. Manning, J. C. et al. 2004. A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in sub-Saharan Africa, based on molecular evidence, including new combinations and the new tribe Pseudoprospereae Edinburgh J. Bot. 60:559.

Check other web resources for Merwilla plumbea (Lindl.) Speta :

  • 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.
  • 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=447325. Accessed 24 January 2019.