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Genus: Cyanella

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: Tecophilaeaceae

Seven species, endemic to southern Africa (mainly Western Cape).

Species native to southern Africa

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

Cyanella alba

Cyanella alba

Cyanella aquatica

 

Cyanella cygnea

 

Cyanella hyacinthoides

Cyanella lutea

 

Cyanella orchidiformis

Cyanella ramosissima

 

Publications

  • Archer, R.H. 2003. Tecophilaeaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1212-1213. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

 

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