Dietes iridioides

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Dietes iridioides


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 iridioides
Subspecies: (2)
D. i. subsp. angolensis  – D. i. subsp. iridioides


Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet ex Klatt in T.A.Durand & H.Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 156 (1894)


  • Basionym
    • Moraea iridioides L., Mant. Pl. 1: 28. 1767.
  • Homotypic
    • Dietes iridifolia Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 307. 1812, nom. superfl.
    • Ferraria blanda Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 42. 1796, nom. superfl.
    • Naron iridioides (L.) Moench, Methodus: 627. 1794.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Zaïre.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia.
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

中文: 肖鳶尾, 非洲鳶尾

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