Drimia macrantha (Baker) Baker

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Drimia macrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, nr cnr Lanner Ave/Teviotdale Ave

Drimia macrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, nr cnr Lanner Ave/Teviotdale Ave

Drimia macrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, nr cnr Lanner Ave/Teviotdale Ave

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Synonyms: Ornithogalum macranthum Baker
Thuranthos macranthum (Baker) C.H. Wright
Urginea macrantha (Baker) Phill.
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: macrantha: large-flowered
Habitat: In vleis
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 6 September 2008

Kativu, S. & Drummond, R.B. (1994). New combination in the genus Thuranthos C.H. Wright and a new record for T. macranthum (Baker) C.H. Wright in Zimbabwe Kirkia 15(1) Pages 115 - 116. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 91.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Drimia macrantha
African Plant Database: Drimia macrantha
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Drimia macrantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Drimia macrantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Drimia macrantha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Drimia macrantha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Drimia macrantha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Drimia macrantha
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Drimia macrantha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drimia macrantha
Ispot Southern Africa: Drimia macrantha
JSTOR Plant Science: Drimia macrantha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drimia macrantha
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Drimia macrantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Drimia macrantha
The Plant List (version 1.1): Drimia macrantha
Tropicos: Drimia macrantha

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Drimia macrantha.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114240, retrieved 20 January 2018

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