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Genus: Curculigo

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: Hypoxidaceae

One species is native to southern Africa and two species are cultivated.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Curculigo pilosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Curculigo capitulata

Native from India to Australia.

 

Curculigo sumatrana

Native to Indomalesia.

 

 


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