Massonia pygmaea

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Massonia pygmaea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Scilloideae
Tribus: Hyacintheae
Subtribus: Massoniinae
Genus: Massonia
Species: Massonia pygmaea



Massonia pygmaea Schltdl. ex Kunth, Enum. Pl. 4: 298 (1843).


  • Homotypic
    • Polyxena bakeri T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 366 (1894).


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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