Moraea villosa

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Irideae
Genus: Moraea
Species: Moraea villosa
Subspecies: M. v. subsp. elandsmontana – M. v. subsp. villosa

Name edit

Moraea villosa (Ker Gawl.) Ker Gawl., 1804

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Iris villosa Ker Gawl., Bot. Mag. 16: t. 571 (1802).
  • Heterotypic
    • Vieusseuxia villosa (Ker Gawl.) Spreng., Syst. Veg., 1: 166 (1824).
    • Moraea pavonia var. villosa (Ker Gawl.) Baker, Handb. Irid.: 59 (1892).

Distribution edit

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

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Vernacular names edit

English: Peacock moraea
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