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Genus: Tulbaghia 

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Amaryllidaceae

An African genus concentrated in southern Africa where 22 species have been recorded.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Tulbaghia acutiloba (Wild Garlic)

Tulbaghia x aliceae

 

Tulbaghia alliacea

Tulbaghia cameroni

 

Tulbaghia capensis

Tulbaghia cepacea

 

Tulbaghia cernua

 

Tulbaghia coddii

 

Tulbaghia cominsii

 

Tulbaghia dregeana

Tulbaghia galpinii

 

Tulbaghia leucantha (Highland Wild Garlic)

Tulbaghia ludwigiana (Scented Wild Garlic)

Tulbaghia macrocarpa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Tulbaghia montana

 

Tulbaghia natalensis (Sweet Wild Garlic, Pink Wild Garlic)

Tulbaghia nutans

 

Tulbaghia pretoriensis

 

Tulbaghia simmleri

Tulbaghia simmleri

Tulbaghia tenuior

 

Tulbaghia transvaalensis

 

Tulbaghia verdoornia

 

Tulbaghia violacea (Wild Garlic)

Publications

  • Burbidge, R.B. 1978. A revision of the genus Tulbaghia (Liliaceae). Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 36,1: 77-103.

  • Moteetee, A. and van Wyk, B-E. 2006. Sesotho names for exotic and indigenous edible plants in southern Africa. Bothalia 36(1): 25-32.

 

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