Dierama longistylum Marais

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Common names:
Frequency: very local
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: longistylum: with a long style.
Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 600 - 2200 m
Flowering time:Sep - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, and the Nyika in Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 309. (Includes a picture).

Goldblatt, P. (1993). Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4) Pages 44 - 45. (Includes a picture).

Moriarty, A. (1975). Wild Flowers of Malawi Purnell & sons Cape Town. Page 17. Moriarty includes all species in this genus under D. pendulum (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Dierama longistylum

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dierama longistylum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=211840, retrieved 3 December 2021

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