Checklist: Hyacinthaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Albuca abyssinica
Chase, M.W., Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.J. (2009) A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 132-136 
Manning, J.C., Forest, F, Devey, D.S, Fay, M.F. & Goldblatt, P. (2009) A Molecular Phylogeny and a Revised Classification of Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) Based on an Analysis of Four Plastid DNA Regions. Taxon 58(1) 77-107 
Manning, J.C., Goldblatt, P. & Fay, M.F. (2004) A revised generic synopsis of Hyacinthaceae in Sub-Saharan Africa, based on molecular evidence, including new combinations and the new Tribe Pseudoprospereae Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60(3) 533-568 
Martinez-Azorin, M., Crespo, M.B., Alonso-Vargas, M.A., Dold, A.P., Crouch, N.R., Pfosser, M., Mucina, L, Pinter, M. & Wetschnig, W. (2019) New combinations in the tribe Urgineeae (Asparagaceae subfam. Scilloideae) with comments on contrasting taxonomic treatments Phytotaxa 397(4) 291-299 
Martinez-Azorin, M., Crespo, M.B., Juan, A. & Fay, M.F. (2011) Molecular phylogenetics of subfamily Ornithogaloideae (Hyacinthaceae) based on nuclear and plastid DNA regions, including a new taxonomic arrangement Annals of Botany 107 1-37 
Pfosser, M. & Speta, F. (1999) Phylogenetics of Hyacinthaceae Based on Plastid DNA Sequences Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 86(4) 852-875 
Pfosser, M., Prenner, G. & Wetschnig, W. (2003) Phylogenetic relationships among genera of Massonieae (Hyacinthaceae) inferred from plastd DNA and seed morphology Journal of Plant Research 116 115-132 
Stedje, B. (1996) Hyacinthaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa  
Stedje, B. (2001) Generic Delimitation of Hyacinthaceae, with Special Emphasis on Sub-Saharan Genera Systematics and Geography of Plants 71(2) 449-454 
Stedje, B. (2001) The Generic Delimitation within Hyacinthaceae. A comment on works by F. Speta Bothalia 34(2) 192-195 
NamesFZ Divisions
Merwilla lazulina (Wild) Speta E
Scilla lazulina Wild
Scilla natalensis Planch.
Schizocarphus nervosus (Burch.) Van der Merwe N,W,C,E,S
Dasystachys nervata C.H. Wright
Ornithogalum nervosum Burch.
Scilla nervosa (Burch.) J.P.Jessop
Scilla rigidifolia Kunth
Scilla setifera Baker
Daubenya capensis (Schltr.) A.M.van der Merwe & J.C.Manning W
Androsiphon capense Schltr.
1010.000 SCHIZOBASIS Baker 
Schizobasis intricata (Baker) Baker N,C,E,S
Anthericum intricatum Baker
Asparagus cuscutoides Burch. ex Baker
Drimia intricata (Baker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Schizobasis angolensis Baker
Schizobasis buchubergensis Dinter
Schizobasis dinteri K.Krause
Schizobasis gracilis R.E. Fr.
Schizobasis macowanii Baker
Schizobasis schlechteri Baker
1011.000 BOWIEA Harv. ex Hook. f. 
Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook. f. N,W,C,E,S
Bowiea kilimandscharica Mildbr.
1079.000 ALBUCA L. 
Albuca abyssinica Jacq. N,W,C,E,S
Albuca angolensis Baker
Albuca bainesii Baker
Albuca melleri (Baker) Baker
Albuca kirkii (Baker) Brenan N,W,C,E,S
Albuca nyikensis Baker
Albuca setosa Jacq. N,W,C
Albuca pachychlamys Baker
Albuca sp. no. 1 C,S
1080.000 URGINEA Steinh. 
1082.000 DRIMIA Jacq. ex Willd. 
Drimia altissima (L.f.) Ker Gawl. N,W,C,E,S
Urginea altissima (L.f.) Baker
Urginea micrantha (A. Rich.) Solms
Drimia calcarata (Baker) Stedje N,C,E,S
Drimia elata Jacq. ex Willd. N,W,C,E
Drimia zombensis Baker
Drimia indica (Roxb.) Jessop N,C
Drimia zambesiaca (Baker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Scilla indica Roxb.
Thuranthos zambesiacum (Baker) Kativu
Urginea zambesiaca Baker
Drimia macrantha (Baker) Baker N,C
Ornithogalum macranthum Baker
Thuranthos macranthum (Baker) C.H. Wright
Urginea macrantha (Baker) Phill.
Drimia multisetosa (Baker) Jessop N,C,E
Urginea multisetosa Baker
Drimia sanguinea (Schinz) Jessop W,C,S
Urginea burkei Baker
Urginea sanguinea Schinz
1084.000 DIPCADI Medik. 
Dipcadi glaucum (Ker Gawl.) Baker N,W,E,S
Dipcadi gracilipes Krause
Dipcadi longibracteatum Schinz
Dipcadi magnum Baker
Ornithogalum magnum (Baker) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Urginea lorata Baker
Uropetalon glaucum Ker Gawl.
Dipcadi gracillimum Baker N,W,C,E,S
Dipcadi longifolium (Lindl.) Baker N,W,C,E,S
Dipcadi anthericoides Engl. & Gilg
Dipcadi firmifolium Baker
Dipcadi sansibaricum Engl.
Dipcadi venenatum Schinz
Dipcadi zambesiacum Baker
Ornithogalum longifolium (Lindl.) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Uropetalum longifolium Lindl.
Dipcadi marlothii Engl. W,C,E,S
Dipcadi bakerianum Schinz
Dipcadi durandianum Schinz
Dipcadi ernesti-ruschii Dinter
Ornithogalum durandianum (Schinz) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Dipcadi papillatum Oberm. W
Dipcadi platyphyllum Baker N,W,C
Dipcadi ciliatum Engl. & Krause
Dipcadi monophyllum Krause & Dinter
Ornithogalum planifolium J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Dipcadi rigidifolium Baker C
Dipcadi viride (L.) Moench N,W,C,E,S
1085.000 LITANTHUS Harv. 
Litanthus pusillus Harv. W,E,S
Drimia uniflora J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
1088.000 EUCOMIS L'Hér. 
Eucomis autumnalis (Mill.) Chitt. N,W,C,E,S
Eucomis undulata Aiton
Eucomis zambesiaca Baker
Ornithogalum flexuosum (Thunb.) U. Müll. -Doblies & D. Müll. -Doblies N,W,C,E
Hyacinthus flexuosus Thunb.
Ornithogalum bulbinelloides Baker
Ornithogalum ornithogaloides (Kunth) Oberm.
Ornithogalum zeyheri Baker
Ornithogalum pulchrum Schinz W,C,E,S
Albuca comosa (Welw. ex Baker) J. C. Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum seineri (Engl. & Krause) Oberm. W,S
Albuca seineri (Engl. & K. Krause) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum tenuifolium F. Delaroche
subsp. tenuifolium N,W,C,E,S
Albuca virens (Ker Gawl.) J. C. Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum ecklonii Schltdl.
Urginea cepaefolia (Baker) Rendle
1090.000 DRIMIOPSIS Lindl. & Paxton 
Drimiopsis burkei Baker E,S
Drimiopsis crenata Van der Merwe
Drimiopsis woodii Baker
1090.010 LEDEBOURIA Roth 
Ledebouria apertiflora (Baker) Jessop S
Ledebouria cooperi (Hook.f.) Jessop N,C,E
Ledebouria cordifolia (Baker) Stedje & Thulin W,C,E
Eriospermum somalense Schinz
Scilla carunculifera Chiov.
Scilla cordifolia Baker
Scilla glandulosa (Chiov.) Chiov.
Ledebouria floribunda (Baker) Jessop N,W,E
Ledebouria hyacinthina Roth N,W,C,E,S
Ledebouria leptophylla (Baker) S. Venter W,C
Ledebouria luteola Jessop C
Ledebouria macowanii (Baker) S. Venter S
Ledebouria marginata (Baker) Jessop C
Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop N,W,C,E,S
Ledebouria sandersonii (Baker) S. Venter C,E
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no1. E
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no2. E
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no3. C
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no4. C
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no5.
Ledebouria Unidentified sp. no6. W
Ledebouria zambesiaca (Baker) S. Venter N,W,C,S
Scilla indica Baker

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Hyacinthaceae]., retrieved 6 December 2023

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