Ledebouria cordifolia (Baker) Stedje & Thulin

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Synonyms: Eriospermum somalense Schinz
Scilla carunculifera Chiov.
Scilla cordifolia Baker
Scilla glandulosa (Chiov.) Chiov.
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Status: Native
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Notes: Information from African Plants Database.
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Habitat: Grassland, clearings in bushland or woodland, , often in shallow soils over limestone, in sandy or lateritic or rocky soils.
Altitude range: Up to 2250 m
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,E,S
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Moriarty, A. (1975). Wild Flowers of Malawi Purnell & sons Cape Town. Page 28. As Scilla cordifolia (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 115. As Scilla cordifolia

Stedje, B. (1996). Hyacinthaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 14 - 15.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ledebouria cordifolia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=231960, retrieved 27 May 2024

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