Moraea elegans

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Moraea elegans
Moraea elegans


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Irideae
Genus: Moraea
Subgenus: Moraea subg. Homeria
Sectio: M. sect. Homeria
Species: Moraea elegans


  • Moraea elegans Jacq., Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 6. (1797)


  • Homotypic
    • Homeria elegans (Jacq.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. 395. (1826)
    • Sisyrinchium elegans (Jacq.) Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 577. (1800)
  • Heterotypic
    • Homeria metelerkanpiae L.Bolus, S. African Gard. 18: 116. (1928)
    • Homeria spicata (Ker Gawl.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. 395. (1826)
    • Moraea spicata Ker Gawl., Bot. Mag. 32: t. 1283. (1810)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces.

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



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