Ornithoglossum viride

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Ornithoglossum viride


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Colchicaceae
Tribus: Colchiceae
Genus: Ornithoglossum
Species: Ornithoglossum viride


Ornithoglossum viride (L.f.) Dryand. ex W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 2: 327 (1811).


  • Basionym
    • Melanthium viride L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 213 (1782).
  • Homotypic
    • Ornithoglossum glaucum Salisb., Parad. Lond. 1: t. 54 (1806), nom. illeg.
    • Onixotis viridis (L.f.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 32 (1837).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

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


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