Babiana angustifolia

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Babiana angustifolia


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Ixieae
Genus: Babiana
Species: Babiana angustifolia



Babiana angustifolia Sweet, 1827




  • Basionym
    • Acaste pulchra Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 323 (1812), not validly publ.
  • Homotypic
    • Babiana stricta var. angustifolia (Sweet) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 166 (1877).
    • Babiana pulchra G.J.Lewis, J. S. African Bot., Suppl. 3: 48 (1959), nom. superfl.
  • Heterotypic
    • Babiana atrocyanea Eckl., Topogr. Verz. Pflanzensamml. Ecklon: 33 (1827).
    • Babiana atrodeltoidea Eckl., Topogr. Verz. Pflanzensamml. Ecklon: 33 (1827).
    • Babiana stellata Eckl., Topogr. Verz. Pflanzensamml. Ecklon: 32 (1827), nom. nud.
    • Babiana intermedia L.Bolus, S. African Gard. 22: 275 (1932).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • SW. Cape Prov.

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

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