Genus: Boophone Herb.

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Amaryllideae
Subtribe: Boophoninae
Alternate family(ies): Liliaceae
Genus number: 1578
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Boophane"

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Archer, R. H. et al. 2001. (1478) Proposal to conserve the name Boophone Herbert with that spelling (Amaryllidaceae). (Taxon) 50:569-571.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2002. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 53. (Taxon) 51:797.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Boophone
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 27 June 2019.