Kniphofia linearifolia Baker

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Kniphofia linearifolia

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Around "Ma Esese" gold mines, Chimanimani Mts

Kniphofia linearifolia

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Around "Ma Esese" gold mines, Chimanimani Mts

Kniphofia linearifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Kniphofia linearifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Kniphofia linearifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Kniphofia rhodesiana Rendle
Common names: Common red hot poker (English)
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
Robust clump-forming perennial herb, up to 1.5 m. Leaves linear, strongly keeled. Inflorescence a dense terminal raceme. Flowers orange-red in bud, turning yellow when open.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: linearifolia: with linear leaves
Habitat: In vleis and on hill sides of damp grass and bracken
Altitude range: 700 - 2000 m
Flowering time:Feb - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Monday 6 August 2012
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 292. (Includes a picture).

Kativu, S. (1996). Asphodelaceae of the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 16(1) Pages 33 - 34.

Kativu, S. (2001). Asphodelaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Pages 31 - 32.

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 86.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 5, plate 17 & 18

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Flora of Malawi: Kniphofia linearifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kniphofia linearifolia

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Kniphofia linearifolia.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113230, retrieved 12 December 2017

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