Drimia indica (Roxb.) Jessop

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Drimia indica

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

Drimia indica

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

Drimia indica

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

Drimia indica

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka.

Drimia indica

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

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Synonyms: Drimia zambesiaca (Baker) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
Scilla indica Roxb.
Thuranthos zambesiacum (Baker) Kativu
Urginea zambesiaca Baker
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: zambesiacum: of the Zambezi region
Habitat: Open woodland, grassland, rocky places and margins of termite mounds
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Botswana distribution:
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Content last updated: Saturday 17 September 2016
Literature:

Kativu, S. & Drummond, R.B. (1994). New combination in the genus Thuranthos C.H. Wright and a new record for T. macranthum (Baker) C.H. Wright in Zimbabwe Kirkia 15(1) Pages 113 - 115. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 91. as Thuranthos zambesiacum

Stedje, B. (1996). Hyacinthaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 18.

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Flora of Mozambique: Drimia indica
Flora of Zambia: Drimia indica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Drimia indica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Drimia indica
African Plant Database: Drimia indica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Drimia indica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Drimia indica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Drimia indica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Drimia indica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Drimia indica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Drimia indica
iNaturalist: Drimia indica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drimia indica
JSTOR Plant Science: Drimia indica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drimia indica
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Drimia indica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Drimia indica
Plants of the World Online: Drimia indica
Tropicos: Drimia indica
Wikipedia: Drimia indica


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Drimia indica.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114250, retrieved 2 August 2021

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