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Genus: Bulbine

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: Xanthorrhoeaceae 

A total of 69 species are native to southern Africa. Previously in the Asphodelaceae, which has been sunk under Xanthorrhoeaceae.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Bulbine abyssinica

Bulbine alooides

 

Bulbine alveolata

 

Bulbine angustifolia

 

Bulbine annua

 

Bulbine asphodeloides

 

Bulbine bruynsii

 

Bulbine capensis

 

Bulbine capitata

 

Bulbine caput-medusae

 

Bulbine cepacea

Bulbine coetzeei

 

Bulbine cremnophila

 

Bulbine dactylopsoides

 

Bulbine diphylla

 

Bulbine disimilis

 

Bulbine erectipilosa

 

Bulbine esterhuyseniae

 

Bulbine fallax

Bulbine favosa

Bulbine flexicaulis

 

Bulbine flexuosa

 

Bulbine foleyi

Bulbine fragilis

 

Bulbine francescae

 

Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine hallii

 

Bulbine haworthioides

 

Bulbine inamarxiae

 

Bulbine inflata

 

Bulbine lagopus

 

Bulbine lamprophylla

 

Bulbine latifolia (Broad-leaved bulbine)

Bulbine lavrani

 

Bulbine lolita

 

Bulbine longifolia

 

Bulbine louwii

 

Bulbine margarethae

 

Bulbine meiringii

 

Bulbine melanovaginata

 

Bulbine mesembryanthoides

Bulbine minima

 

Bulbine monophylla

 

Bulbine muscicola

 

Bulbine namaensis

 

Bulbine narcissifolia

 

Bulbine navicularifolia

 

Bulbine nutans

 

Bulbine ophiophylla

 

Bulbine pendens

 

Bulbine praemorsa

Bulbine quartzicola

 

Bulbine ramosa

 

Bulbine retinens

 

Bulbine rhopalophylla

 

Bulbine rupicola

 

Bulbine sedifolia

Bulbine stolonifera

 

Bulbine striata

 

Bulbine succulenta

 

Bulbine suurbergensis

 

Bulbine thomasiae

 

Bulbine torsiva

 

Bulbine torta

Bulbine triebneri

[= Bulbine alba]

Bulbine truncata

 

Bulbine vitrea

 

Bulbine vittatifolia

 

Bulbine wiesei

 

Publications

  • Van Jaarsveld, E.J. 1988. Bulbine striata Baijnath & Van Jaarsveld, a new species from the northwest Cape. South African Journal of Botany 53: 424426.

  • Williamson, G. 1995. A new Bulbine species (Asphodelaceae) from the southern Namib Desert and northwest Namaqualand. Aloe 32: 8083.

  • Williamson, G. 1996. A miniature succulent Bulbine species (Asphodelaceae) from northwest Namaqualand. Bradleya 14: 8486.

  • Williamson, G. 1996. New Bulbine (Asphodelaceae) species from the northwestern Cape. Haseltonia 4: 13 23.

  • Williamson, G. & Baijnath, H. 1995. Three new species of Bulbine Wolf (Asphodelaceae) from the Richtersveld and southern Namib Desert. South African Journal of Botany 6: 312318.

 


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