Freesia laxa

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Freesia laxa

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Freesieae
Genus: Freesia
Species: Freesia laxa
Subspecies: F. l. subsp. azurea – F. l. subsp. laxa

Name[edit]

Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning, Syst. Bot. 20: 171. 1995.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Gladiolus laxus Thunb., Fl. Cap., ed. 2: 50. 1823.
  • Homotypic
    • Lapeirousia laxa (Thunb.) N.E.Br., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 48: 24. 1928.
    • Meristostigma laxum (Thunb.) A.Dietr., Sp. Pl. 2: 597. 1833.
    • Anomatheca laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt, J. S. African Bot. 37: 442. 1971.
  • Doubtful names
    • Acidanthera laxa Goldblume [?] (sec. PlantList, Tropicos, not appearing in IPNI, WCSP)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Madeira (introduced).
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Rwanda, Zaïre.
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Mauritius, Réunion (introduced).
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Norfolk Islands, New South Wales (introduced).
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Florida (introduced).
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast (introduced).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

italiano: Fresia
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