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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia

Tritonia laxifolia (Klatt) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1980 Layton? [s.n.], South Africa K000321124
Jan 1, 1980 Layton [s.n.], South Africa K000321122
Jan 1, 1980 Layton [s.n.], South Africa K000321123 lectotype
Polhill, R. [1388], Tanzania 5549.000
Drège [3489a], South Africa K000321126 Unknown type material
s.coll. [187], South Africa K000321127
Drège [3489a], South Africa K000321125 syntype

First published in Handb. Irid.: 195 (1892)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1993). Flora Zambesiaca: i-iv, 1-106. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1996). Iridaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-89.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goldblatt, P. (1996). Iridaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-89.

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