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Genus: Daubenya

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: Asparagaceae

Eight species, native to southern Africa. Previously placed in the family Hyacinthaceae, which has been sunk under the Asparagaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Daubenya alba


Daubenya aurea

Daubenya capensis

[= Androsiphon capense]

Daubenya comata

[= Neobakeria comata]


Daubenya marginata

[= Neobakeria haemanthoides, Neobakeria marginata, Neobakeria rugulosa]

Daubenya namaquensis

[= Neobakeria namaquensis]

Daubenya stylosa

[= Amphisiphon stylosa]

Daubenya zeyheri

[= Neobakeria burchellii]


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