Genus: Littonia Hook.

Possible synonym of: Gloriosa L.

Family: Colchicaceae
Alternate family(ies): Liliaceae
Genus number: 6909
Last updated: 10-Feb-2005
Accession Count: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Nordal, I. & M. G. Bingham. 1998. Description of a new species, Gloriosa sessiliflora (Colchicaceae), with notes on the relationship between Gloriosa and Littonia. Kew Bull. 53:479-482. Note: new species links Gloriosa and Littonia

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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 23 February 2020.