Hesperantha acuta

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Hesperantha acuta


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Ixieae
Genus: Hesperantha
Species: Hesperantha acuta



Hesperantha acuta (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) Ker Gawl., Irid. Gen.: 91 (1827).


  • Basionym
    • Ixia acuta Licht. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 1: 383 (1817).
  • Heterotypic
    • Hesperantha discolor N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 451 (1931).
    • Hesperantha tugwelliae R.C.Foster, Contr. Gray Herb. 166: 26 (1948).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Prov.

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



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