Babiana rubrocyanea

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Babiana rubrocyanea
Babiana rubrocyanea


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 rubrocyanea


Babiana rubrocyanea (Jacq.) Ker Gawl., 1804


  • Basionym
    • Ixia rubrocyanea Jacq., Collectanea 3: 268 (1791).
  • Homotypic
    • Gladiolus rubrocyanus (Jacq.) Vahl, Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 98 (1805).
    • Babiana stricta var. rubrocyanea (Jacq.) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 165 (1877).
  • Heterotypic
    • Ixia cyanea Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 49 (1805).
    • Acaste venusta Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 322 (1812), not validly publ.
    • Ixia africana Hornem. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 1: 424 (1817), nom. illeg.
    • Babiana rubrocoerulea Rchb., Fl. Exot. 1: 30 (1830).


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

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: rooibloubobbejaantjie
English: blue-and-red babiana
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