Ornithoglossum vulgare

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Ornithoglossum vulgare


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Ornithoglossum vulgare B.Nord., Opera Bot. 64: 37 (1982).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana; Cape Provinces; Free State; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Northern Provinces; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Tanzania

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Slangkop
English: Snake lily, Bird's tongue
chiShona: Chitupaguru
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