Genus: Kniphofia Moench

 
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Alternate family(ies): Liliaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae
Genus number: 6347
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 68 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Kniphofia Scop., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Klopper, R. R. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships in the family Asphodelaceae (Asparagales). Biodiversity and ecology; journal of the Division Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology of Plants of the Biocenter Klein Flottbek, the Herbarium Hamburgense, and the Botanical Garden, University of Hamburg 3:9-36.
  2. Ramdhani, S. et al. 2009. Rampant non-monophyly of species in Kniphofia Moench (Asphodelaceae) suggests a recent Afromontane radiation. Taxon 58:1141-1152.
  3. Wyk, B. E. van et al. 1995. Chemotaxonomic significance of anthraquinones in the roots of Asphodeloideae (Asphodelaceae). Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 23:277-281. Note: Kniphofia not related to the Alooideae [Aloaceae sensu Cronquist]

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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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=6347. Accessed 21 July 2019.