Genus: Freesia Eckl. ex Klatt

Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Freesieae
Genus number: 4754
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 25 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Anomatheca Ker Gawl., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. Taxon 44:610. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  2. Goldblatt, P. & J. C. Manning. 1993. (1084) Proposal to amend conserved Freesia by rejecting Anomatheca (Iridaceae). Taxon 42:891. Note: congeneric with Anomatheca Ker Gawl.
  3. 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. Note: congeneric with Anomatheca Ker Gawl.

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Freesia
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 8 July 2020.