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Taxon: Boophone disticha (L. f.) Herb.

 
Genus: Boophone
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Amaryllideae
Subtribe: Boophoninae
Nomen number: 7419
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 52: sub t. 2578. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape] Swaziland


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13. (L Cape)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  5. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  6. Verdcourt, B. & E. C. Trump Common poisonous plants of East Africa. (Poison Pl EAfr)

Check other web resources for Boophone disticha (L. f.) Herb. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7419. Accessed 15 December 2018.