Genus: Babiana Ker Gawl. ex Sims

Possible synonym of: Antholyza L.

Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Croceae
Genus number: 17080
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 10 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Beverna Adans., nom. rej.
  • • nomenclature uncertain, since Antholyza L. has priority and may be synonymous, depending on lectotype choice for Antholyza

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Goldblatt, P. & J. C. Manning. 2007. A revision of the southern African genus Babiana, Iridaceae: Crocoideae. Strelitzia 18:1-98.

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Babiana
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 4 June 2020.