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Wurmbea Cape

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Colchicaceae
Tribus: Anguillarieae

Genus: Wurmbea
Species: Wurmbea stricta

Wurmbea stricta (Burm.f.) J.C.Manning & Vinn., Taxon 56: 177 (2007).

Pontederia stricta Burm.f., Fl. Indica, Prodr. Fl. Cap.: 9 (1768).
Onixotis stricta (Burm.f.) Wijnands, Bothalia 21: 157 (1991).
Melanthium triquetrum L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 213 (1782).
Melanthium junceum Jacq., Collectanea 5: 105 (1797).
Dipidax rosea Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 330 (1812).
Anguillaria triquetra (L.f.) F.Muell., Fragm. 7: 76 (1870).
Wurmbea triquetra (L.f.) F.Muell., Fragm. 7: 76 (1870).
Dipidax triquetra (L.f.) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 447 (1879).
Onixotis triquetra (L.f.) Mabb., Taxon 29: 600 (1980).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Southern Africa
Cape Provinces

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

Vinnersten, A. & Manning, J.C. 2007. A new classification of Colchicaceae. Taxon 56(1): 171–178. Wiley JSTOR Reference page. : 177


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Wurmbea stricta in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 21. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Wurmbea stricta. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Wurmbea stricta. Published online. Accessed: October 21 2019. 2019. Wurmbea stricta. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 21.

Vernacular names
Afrikaans: rysblommetjie
English: dipidax, water-phlox

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