Bowiea volubilis

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Scilloideae
Tribus: Urgineeae
Genus: Bowiea
Species: Bowiea volubilis
Subspecies: B. v. subsp. gariepensis – B. v. subsp. volubilis


Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 93: t. 5619. 1867.


  • Homotypic
    • Ophiobostryx volubilis (Harv. ex Hook. f.) Skeels, Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 223, 45. 1911.
    • Schizobasis volubilis (Harv. ex Hook. f.) Van Jaarsv., in ? 1992, comb. inval.
    • Schizobasopsis volubilis (Harv. ex Hook. f.) J.F.Macbr., Contr. Gray Herb. 56: 3. 1918.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Namibia, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Northern Provinces.

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



Vernacular names[edit]

suomi: Mukelo
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