Trimezia candida

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Trimezia candida


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Trimezieae
Genus: Trimezia
Sectio. T. sect. Neomarica
Species: Trimezia candida



Trimezia candida (Hassl.) Ravenna in G.T.Prance & T.S.Elias, Extinction Is Forever: 259. 1977.


  • Basionym
    • Marica candida Hassl., Physis (Buenos Aires) 6: 359. 1923.
  • Homotypic
    • Neomarica candida (Hassl.) Sprague, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1928: 281. 1928.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

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



Primary references

  • Ravenna, P. 1977. Extinction Is Forever: Threatened and Endangered Species of Today and in the Future: Proceedings of a Symposium held at the New York Botanical Garden, May 11-13, 1976, 259.

Additional references

  • Lovo, J., Winkworth, R.C., Santos Bragança Gil, A.D., Amaral, M.D.C.E., Bittrich, V. & Mello-Silva, R. 2018. A revised genus level taxonomy for Trimezieae (Iridaceae) based on expanded molecular and morphological analyses. Taxon 67(3): 503-520. DOI: 10.12705/673.4 Paywall ResearchGate Reference page

Vernacular names

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