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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa.
Colchicum melanthioides

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Colchicum melanthioides (Willd.) J.C.Manning & Vinn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Roe in Bolus [3042], South Africa Androcymbium melanthioides K000366016
Rehmann, A. [3727], South Africa Androcymbium melanthioides K000366015

First published in Taxon 56: 881 (2007)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Androcymbium melanthioides.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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