Drimia macrantha

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Drimia macrantha


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Scilloideae
Tribus: Urgineeae
Genus: Drimia
Species: Drimia macrantha



Drimia macrantha (Baker) Baker, Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 35: 7 (1892).


  • Basionym
    • Ornithogalum macranthum Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 13: 280 (1873).
  • Homotypic
    • Urginea macrantha (Baker) E.Phillips, Ann. S. African Mus. 16: 305 (1917).
  • Heterotypic
    • Thuranthos macranthum C.H.Wright, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 223 (1916).
    • Thuranthos nocturnale R.A.Dyer, Fl. Pl. Africa 36: t. 1439 (1964).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces; KwaZulu-Natal

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



Vernacular names

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