Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & Manning
subsp. azurea (Goldblatt & Hutchings) Goldblatt & Manning

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Synonyms: Anomatheca laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt subsp. azurea Goldblatt & Hutchings
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Derivation of specific name: laxa: open, loose, lax; azurea: sky-blue
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Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 69. (Includes a picture).

Goldblatt, P. & Manning, J.C. (1995). Phylogeny of the African Genera Anomatheca and Freesia and a new genus Xenoscapa Systematic Botany 20(2) Page 171.

Manning, J.C. & Goldblatt, P. (2010). Botany and Horticulture of the Genus Freesia (Iridaceae) Strelitzia 27 South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Pages 29 - 33. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Freesia laxa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Freesia laxa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Freesia laxa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Freesia laxa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Freesia laxa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Freesia laxa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Freesia laxa
iNaturalist: Freesia laxa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Freesia laxa
JSTOR Plant Science: Freesia laxa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Freesia laxa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Freesia laxa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Freesia laxa
Plants of the World Online: Freesia laxa
Tropicos: Freesia laxa
Wikipedia: Freesia laxa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Freesia laxa subsp. azurea., retrieved 21 January 2021

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