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Genus: Ledebouria

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

A total of 37 species are native to southern Africa, many of them previously placed in the genus Scilla. Ledebouria was in the Hyacinthaceae, but this family has been sunk under the Asparagaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Ledebouria apertiflora

 

Ledebouria asperifolia

Ledebouria atrobrunnea

 

Ledebouria concolor

 

Ledebouria confusa

 

Ledebouria cooperi

Ledebouria coriacea

Ledebouria cremnophila

Ledebouria crispa

 

Ledebouria dolomiticola

 

Ledebouria ensifolia

 

Ledebouria floribunda

 

Ledebouria galpinii

Ledebouria glauca

 

Ledebouria hypoxidioides

 

Ledebouria inquinata

Ledebouria lepida

 

Ledebouria leptophylla

Ledebouria luteola

Ledebouria macowanii

 

Ledebouria marginata

Ledebouria minima

Ledebouria mokobulanensis

Ledebouria monophylla

 

Ledebouria ovalifolia

 

Ledebouria ovatifolia

Ledebouria papillata

 

Ledebouria pardalota

 

Ledebouria parvifolia

 

Ledebouria pustulata

 

Ledebouria revoluta

 

Ledebouria scabrida

 

Ledebouria socialis

Ledebouria undulata

Ledebouria venteri

 

Ledebouria viscosa

 

Ledebouria zambesiaca

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Publications

  • Venter, S. & Edwards, T.J. 1998. A revision of Ledebouria (Hyacinthaceae) in South Africa. 1. Two new species. Bothalia 28: 1517.

  • Venter, S., Moller, A. & Edwards, T.J. 1991. Application of the scanning electron microscope in taxonomical studies in Ledebouria (Hyacinthaceae). Proceedings of the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa 21: 167168.

 


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