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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Hypoxidaceae
Genus: Empodium
Species: E. elongatum – E. flexile – E. gloriosum – E. monophyllum – E. namaquensis – E. plicatum – E. veratrifolium
Name

Empodium Salisb., Gen. Pl.: 43 (1866)

Type species: Empodium plicatum (Thunb.) Garside in R.S.Adamson & T.M.Salter (eds.), Fl. Cape Pen.: 214 (1950)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Fabricia Thunb. in J.C.Fabricius, Reise Norwegen: 23 (1779).
Forbesia Eckl. ex Nel, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 241 (1914), nom. illeg.

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Salisbury, R.A. (1866) The Genera of Plants 43.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Empodium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Jan. 6. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Empodium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Jan. 6. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2015. Empodium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 6 Jan. 2015.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Empodium. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 6 2015.

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