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Ornithoglossum viride (Typu)


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Colchicaceae
Tribus: Colchiceae
Genus: Ornithoglossum

Overview of species[edit]

O. calcicola – O. dinteri – O. gracile – O. parviflorum – O. pulchrum – O. undulatum – O. viride – O. vulgare – O. zeyheri


Ornithoglossum Salisb., Parad. Lond. 1: t. 54. 1806.


  • Cymation Spreng., Syst. Veg. 2: 142. 1825, nom. superfl.
  • Cymatium Spreng. (1825), orth. var.
  • Lichtensteinia Willd., Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 2: 19. 1808, nom. rej.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Namibia, Free State, Northern Provinces.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Salisbury, R.A. 1806. Paradisus Londinensis: or Coloured Figures of Plants Cultivated in the vicinity of the Metropolis: t. 54.

Vernacular names[edit]

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