Genus: Lachenalia J. Jacq. ex Murray

Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Tribe: Hyacintheae
Subtribe: Massoniinae
Alternate family(ies): Hyacinthaceae, Liliaceae
Genus number: 6436
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 47 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Barker, W. F. 1989. New taxa and nomenclatural changes in Lachenalia (Liliaceae - Hyacinthaceae) from the Cape Province. S. African J. Bot. 55(6):630-646.
  2. Dold, A. P. & P. B. Phillipson. 1998. A revision of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 28:141-149.
  3. Duncan, G. D. 1988. The Lachenalia handbook. Ann. Kirstenbosch Bot. Gard. 17:1-71.
  4. Kubitzki, K., ed. 1990-. The families and genera of vascular plants.
  5. Manning, J. C. et al. 2004. A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in sub-Saharan Africa, based on molecular evidence, including new combinations and the new tribe Pseudoprospereae. Edinburgh J. Bot. 60:533-568.

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