Galtonia

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Galtonia
Galtonia candicans 20070810-1335-175.jpg
Galtonia candicans, now Ornithogalum candicans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Genus: Galtonia
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Species

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Galtonia is an obsolete genus of plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae.[1] Native to South Africa, the genus is named after Sir Francis Galton. It has now been subsumed into Ornithogalum.[2]

Species formerly placed in this genus are:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stevens, P.F. (2001 onwards), Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Asparagales: Scilloideae  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Galtonia", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2012-05-21 
  3. ^ Search for "Galtonia", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2012-05-21