Checklist: Hyacinthaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Mozambique have been excluded.

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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
RESNOVA van der Merwe  
Resnova humifusa (Baker) U.Müll.-Doblies & D.Müll.-Doblies
Drimiopsis maxima Baker
Drimiopsis saundersiae Baker
Resnova schlechteri (Baker) Van der Merwe
Resnova transvaalensis Van der Merwe
Scilla humifusa Baker
Scilla schlechteri Baker
Merwilla lazulina (Wild) Speta Z,MS
Scilla lazulina Wild
Scilla natalensis Planch.
Schizocarphus nervosus (Burch.) Van der Merwe MS
Dasystachys nervata C.H. Wright
Ornithogalum nervosum Burch.
Scilla nervosa (Burch.) J.P.Jessop
Scilla rigidifolia Kunth
Scilla setifera Baker
1010.000 SCHIZOBASIS Baker  
Schizobasis intricata (Baker) Baker N,MS (other?)
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. Z,MS
Bowiea kilimandscharica Mildbr.
1079.000 ALBUCA L.  
Albuca abyssinica Jacq. Z,MS,GI
Albuca angolensis Baker
Albuca bainesii Baker
Albuca melleri (Baker) Baker
Albuca kirkii (Baker) Brenan Z,MS,M
Albuca nyikensis Baker
Albuca setosa Jacq. M
Albuca pachychlamys Baker
1080.000 URGINEA Steinh.  
1082.000 DRIMIA Jacq. ex Willd.  
Drimia altissima (L.f.) Ker Gawl. MS (other?)
Urginea altissima (L.f.) Baker
Urginea micrantha (A. Rich.) Solms
Drimia calcarata (Baker) Stedje MS (other?)
Drimia delagoensis (Baker) Jessop M
Urginea delagoensis Baker
Drimia elata Jacq. ex Willd. MS (other?)
Drimia zombensis Baker
Drimia indica (Roxb.) Jessop N (other?)
Drimia zambesiaca (Baker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Scilla indica Roxb.
Thuranthos zambesiacum (Baker) Kativu
Urginea zambesiaca Baker
Drimia laxiflora Baker
Drimia sanguinea (Schinz) Jessop
Urginea burkei Baker
Urginea sanguinea Schinz
1084.000 DIPCADI Medik.  
Dipcadi brevifolium (Thunb.) Fourc.
Dipcadi longifolium (Lindl.) Baker N,Z,T,GI,M
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 viride (L.) Moench MS,GI,M
1086.000 SCILLA L.  
Scilla gracillima Engl.
Scilla petersii Engl. MS
1088.000 EUCOMIS L'Hér.  
Eucomis autumnalis (Mill.) Chitt. MS (other?)
Eucomis undulata Aiton
1089.000 ORNITHOGALUM L.  
Ornithogalum seineri (Engl. & Krause) Oberm. M
Albuca seineri (Engl. & K. Krause) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum tenuifolium F. Delaroche
subsp. tenuifolium T,GI,M
Albuca virens (Ker Gawl.) J. C. Manning & Goldblatt
Ornithogalum ecklonii Schltdl.
Urginea cepaefolia (Baker) Rendle
1090.000 DRIMIOPSIS Lindl. & Paxton  
Drimiopsis maculata Lindl. & Paxton GI,M
Drimiopsis minor Baker
1090.010 LEDEBOURIA Roth  
Ledebouria apertiflora (Baker) Jessop
Ledebouria cooperi (Hook.f.) Jessop
Ledebouria cordifolia (Baker) Stedje & Thulin Z (Other?)
Eriospermum somalense Schinz
Scilla carunculifera Chiov.
Scilla cordifolia Baker
Scilla glandulosa (Chiov.) Chiov.
Ledebouria macowanii (Baker) S. Venter
Ledebouria marginata (Baker) Jessop
Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop
Ledebouria sandersonii (Baker) S. Venter
Ledebouria zambesiaca (Baker) S. Venter
Scilla indica Baker
Ledebouria zebrina (Baker) S.Venter M
Scilla zebrina Baker

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Checklist: Hyacinthaceae., retrieved 29 November 2023

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