Dierama formosum Hilliard

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: formosum: beautiful, finely formed
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 92.

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 22.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 110.

Other sources of information about Dierama formosum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dierama formosum
Flora of Mozambique: Dierama formosum

External websites:

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

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: Dierama formosum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115800, retrieved 24 March 2018

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