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  1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Dipcadi Medik.
      1. Dipcadi marlothii Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to S. Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Hyacinthaceae, Brita Stedje, Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1996

    Habit
    Bulb ± 1.6 cm. in diameter.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 30, 12 cm. long, 1 mm. wide, with ± 1 mm. long hairs.
    Scape
    Scape 1, up to 30 cm., smooth.
    Inflorescences
    Raceme with 6-11 flowers; pedicels smooth, ± 4 mm.; bracts ± 6 mm.
    Perianth
    Perianth-segments ± 11 mm., without caudate appendages.
    Fruits
    Capsule and seeds not seen.
    Habitat
    Bushland on thin soil; 400-500 m.
    Distribution
    K1

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Dipcadi marlothii Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 27, 1993 Wood, J.M. [1166], South Africa K000257264 holotype
    Jan 27, 1993 unknown from label [s.n.], South Africa K000257265
    Jan 27, 1993 Schinz., H. [410], South Africa K000257263 isotype
    Conrath, P. [676], South Africa K000257262 holotype
    Wild, H. [4653], Zimbabwe Dipcadi oligotrichum 4451.000
    Wild, H. [40282], Zimbabwe Dipcadi oligotrichum 4452.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 10: 3 (1888)

    Accepted by

    • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Stedje, B. (1996). Hyacinthaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-32.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Engl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 10: 3 (1888).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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