Drimia simensis

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Drimia simensis


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 simensis



Drimia simensis (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Stedje, Nordic J. Bot. 15: 597 (1995 publ. 1996).


  • Basionym
    • Scilla simensis Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 327 (1850).
  • Homotypic
    • Urginea simensis (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Schweinf., Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 291 (1867).
    • Charybdis simensis (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Speta, Phyton (Horn) 38: 60 (1998).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Ethiopia

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



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