Dietes bicolor

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Dietes bicolor


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Irideae
Genus: Dietes
Species: Dietes bicolor
Subspecies: (2)
D. b. subsp. armeniaca – D. b. subsp. bicolor


Dietes bicolor (Steud.) Sweet ex Klatt (1866)


  • Basionym
    • Moraea bicolor Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 159. (1841)
  • Homotypic
    • Iris bicolor Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 17: t. 1404. (1831), nom. illeg., non Mill. (1768)
    • Dietes bicolor Sweet ex Loud., Hort. Brit. [Loudon], ed. 2: 587. (1832), nom. inval.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces,

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Klatt, F.W. 1866. Linnaea 34: 584. (R.Sweet ex G. Don 1839: Hort. Brit. ed. 3: 661. , nom. inval.)


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Poublom
English: African lily
magyar: Kétlaki kaffernőszirom
中文: 双色野鸢尾

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