Checklist: Iridaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Malawi have been excluded.

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Goldblatt, P. (1993) Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4)   
NamesFZ Divisions
AFROSOLEN Goldblatt & J.C.Manning  
Afrosolen erythranthus (Klotzsch ex Klatt) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning N,C,S
Lapeirousia erythrantha (Klotzsch ex Klatt) Baker
Lapeirousia rhodesiana N.E. Br.
Psilosiphon erythranthus (Klotzsch ex Klatt) Goldblatt & J.C. Manning
Afrosolen masukuensis (Vaupel & Schltr.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning N
Lapeirousia masukuensis Vaupel & Schltr.
Psilosiphon masukuensis (Vaupel & Schltr.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Afrosolen schimperi (Aschers. & Klatt) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning N
Acidanthera unicolor Hochst. ex Baker
Anomatheca angolensis Baker
Lapeirousia angolensis (Baker) R.C. Foster
Lapeirousia cyanescens Welw. ex Baker
Lapeirousia dinteri Vaupel
Lapeirousia edulis Schinz
Lapeirousia fragrans Welw. ex Baker
Lapeirousia monteiroi Baker
Lapeirousia porphyrosiphon Baker
Lapeirousia schimperi (Aschers. & Klatt) Milne-Redh.
Lapeirousia uliginosa Dinter
Psilosiphon schimperi (Aschers. & Klatt) Goldblatt & J.C. Manning
Tritonia schimperi Asch. & Klatt
Afrosolen setifolius (Harms) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning N
Lapeirousia erythrantha (Klatt) Baker var. setifolia (Harms) Geerinck
Lapeirousia setifolia Harms
Lapeirousia welwitschii sensu Eyles non Baker
Psilosiphon setifolius (Harms) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning
Zygotritonia nyassana Mildbr. N
Zygotritonia giorgii De Wild.
Zygotritonia gracillima Mildbr.
Zygotritonia homblei De Wild.
SAVANNOSIPHON Goldblatt & Marais  
Savannosiphon euryphyllus (Harms) Goldblatt & Marais N,C,S
Acidanthera euryphylla (Harms) Diels
Lapeirousia euryphylla Harms
1261.000 ROMULEA Maratti  
Romulea camerooniana Baker N,S
Romulea alpina Rendle
Romulea campanuloides Harms
Romulea fischeri Pax
Romulea thodei Schltr.
1265.000 MORAEA Mill.  
Moraea bella Harms N,C
Moraea carsonii Baker N,C
Moraea homblei De Wild.
Moraea elliotii Baker C
Moraea macrantha Baker N
Moraea textilis Sensu Moriarty (1975) non Baker
Moraea natalensis Baker N,C
Moraea erici-rosenii R.E. Fr.
Moraea parviflora N.E. Br.
Moraea schimperi (Hochst.) Pic.Serm. N,C,S
Hymenostigma schimperi Hochst.
Moraea zambeziaca Baker
Moraea stricta Baker N,S
Moraea parva N.E. Br.
Moraea trita N.E. Br.
Moraea tanzanica Goldblatt N
Moraea thomsonii Baker C
Moraea verdickii De Wild. C,S
1265.010 DIETES Salisb. ex Klatt  
Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet. ex Klatt N,C,S
Dietes prolongata (Baker) N.E. Br.
Dietes vegeta sensu N.E. Br.
Moraea iridioides L.
1272.000 FERRARIA Burm. ex Mill.  
Ferraria glutinosa (Baker) Rendle N
Ferraria randii (Rendle) Rendle
Moraea glutinosa Baker
1295.000 ARISTEA Sol. ex Aiton  
Aristea abyssinica Pax N,C,S
Aristea alata Baker subsp. abyssinica (Pax) Weim.
Aristea cognata N.E. Br. ex Weim.
Aristea johnstoniana Rendle
Aristea angolensis Baker N,S
Aristea cooperi Baker
Aristea majubensis Baker
Aristea nandiensis Baker
Aristea zombensis Baker
Aristea nyikensis Baker N,C
Aristea polycephala Harms N
Aristea torulosa Klatt N
Aristea affinis N.E. Br.
Aristea gracilis N.E. Br.
Aristea woodii N.E. Br.
1301.000 HESPERANTHA Ker Gawl.  
SCHIZOSTYLIS Backh. & Harv.  
Hesperantha longicollis Baker N
Hesperantha matopensis Gibbs
Hesperantha petitiana (A. Rich.) Baker N,C,S
Geissorhiza alpina Hook. f.
Ixia petitiana A. Rich.
1303.000 DIERAMA K. Koch  
Dierama cupuliflorum Klatt
subsp. cupuliflorum N
Dierama densiflorum Marais N
Dierama formosum Hilliard S
Dierama longistylum Marais N
1306.000 TRITONIA Ker Gawl.  
Tritonia laxifolia (Klatt) Benth. ex Baker N,C,S
1306.010 CROCOSMIA Planch.  
Crocosmia aurea (Pappe ex Hook.) Planch.
subsp. aurea N,C,S
Tritonia aurea Pappe ex Hook.
1311.000 GLADIOLUS L.  
Gladiolus atropurpureus Baker N,C,S
Gladiolus caerulescens Baker
Gladiolus flexuosus Baker
Gladiolus gracilicaulis G.J. Lewis
Gladiolus luridus Welw. ex Baker
Gladiolus whytei Baker
Gladiolus bellus C.H. Wright [End] S
Gladiolus crassifolius Baker S
Gladiolus masukuensis Baker
Gladiolus thomsonii Baker
Gladiolus curtifolius Marais N
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
subsp. dalenii N,C,S
Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook.f.
Gladiolus primulinus Baker
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f.
Gladiolus quartinianus A. Rich.
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
subsp. andongensis (Baker) Goldblatt N
Gladiolus andongensis Welw. ex Baker
Gladiolus decoratus Baker S
Gladiolus erectiflorus Baker N,C
Gladiolus nyikensis Baker
Gladiolus venulosus Baker
Gladiolus gracillimus Baker N
Gladiolus aphanophyllus Baker
Gladiolus gregarius Welw. ex Baker N,C
Gladiolus corbisieri De Wild.
Gladiolus descampsii De Wild
Gladiolus elegans Vaupel
Gladiolus gilletii De Wild.
Gladiolus hanningtonii Baker
Gladiolus karendensis Baker
Gladiolus multiflorus Welw. ex Baker
Gladiolus pseudogregarius Mildbr. ex Hutch.
Gladiolus spicatus Klatt
Gladiolus uhehensis Harms
Gladiolus intonsus Goldblatt N
Gladiolus laxiflorus Baker N
Gladiolus antunesii Baker
Gladiolus trichophyllus Diels
Gladiolus tritonioides Baker
Gladiolus melleri Baker N,C,S
Gladiolus brachyandrus Baker
Gladiolus brevispathus (Pax) Klatt
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel var. melleri (Baker) Cordova
Gladiolus johnstonii Baker
Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook. var. melleri (Baker) Geerinck
Gladiolus welwitschii Baker subsp. brevispathus Pax
Gladiolus muenzneri Vaupel N
Gladiolus murielae Kelway C,S
Acidanthera bicolor Hochst.
Gladiolus callianthus Marais
Gladiolus nyasicus Goldblatt C
Gladiolus oligophlebius Baker N,C
Gladiolus unguiculatus Baker N,C,S
Gladiolus brevicaulis Baker
Gladiolus brevifolius sensu Eyles
Gladiolus oatesii Rolfe
Gladiolus velutinus De Wild. N
Gladiolus katubensis De Wild.
Gladiolus vallidissimus Vaupel
Gladiolus xanthus L. Bolus
Gladiolus zambesiacus Baker S
1311.040 RADINOSIPHON N.E. Br.  
Radinosiphon leptostachya (Baker) N.E. Br. N,C,S
Acidanthera holostachya (Baker) N.E. Br.
Acidanthera leptostachya (Baker) N.E. Br.
Acidanthera lomatensis N.E. Br.
Lapeirousia holostachya Baker
Lapeirousia leptostachya Baker
Radinosiphon cameronii N.E. Br.
Radinosiphon holostachya (Baker) N.E. Br.
Radinosiphon lomatensis (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
Tritonia acroloba Harms
1314.000 LAPEIROUSIA Pourr.  
Lapeirousia odoratissima Baker N,C
Lapeirousia congesta Rendle
Lapeirousia juttae Dinter
Lapeirousia stenoloba Vaupel
1316.000 FREESIA Eckl. ex Klatt  
Freesia grandiflora (Baker) Klatt
subsp. grandiflora N,C,S
Anomatheca grandiflora Baker
Freesia rubella Baker
Lapeirousia grandiflora Baker
Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & Manning
subsp. laxa N
Anomatheca cruenta Lindl.
Anomatheca laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt subsp. laxa
Gladiolus laxus Thunb.
Lapeirousia cruenta (Lindl.) Baker
Lapeirousia graebneriana Harms
Lapeirousia laxa (Thunb.) N.E. Br.
Meristostigma laxum (Thunb.) A. Dietr.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Checklist: Iridaceae., retrieved 12 December 2023

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