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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Subfamily  Scilloideae
Rank  Genus
Clade  Angiosperms
Family  Asparagaceae
Higher classification  Scilloideae
Order  Asparagales
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Similar  Massonia, Resnova, Schizobasis, Pseudogaltonia, Veltheimia

Daubenya is a genus of bulbous flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae (also treated as the family Hyacinthaceae). It is native to the Cape Province of South Africa.


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Daubenya Pacific Bulb Society Daubenya

Species of Daubenya grow from bulbs covered with a brownish tunic. Each bulb produces only two leaves, which appear with the flowers and normally spread out along the ground on either side. The inflorescence is a raceme, usually very condensed and close to the ground. Individual flowers are white, pink, yellow or red, sometimes with the tepals furthest from the flowering stem (i.e. on the outside of the inflorescence) larger than the others. The tepals are fused at the base forming a distinct tube. The stamens arise from the mouth of this tube, and are often very prominent. The more or less globe-shaped black seeds are produced inside a papery capsule.


Daubenya Pacific Bulb Society Daubenya

As of March 2013, the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognized eight species: All but D. aurea were transferred to the genus Daubenya during revisions of the South African members of the Scilloideae in early 2000s; they were previously placed in Androsiphon, Amphisiphon, Polyxena, Massonia, or Neobakeria.

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  • Daubenya alba A.M.van der Merwe
  • Daubenya aurea Lindl.
  • Daubenya capensis (Schltr.) A.M.van der Merwe & J.C.Manning (syn. Androsiphon capensis Schltr.)
  • Daubenya comata (Burch. ex Baker) J.C.Manning & A.M.van der Merwe (syn. Massonia comata Burch. ex Baker)
  • Daubenya marginata (Willd. ex Kunth) J.C.Manning & A.M.van der Merwe (syn. Massonia marginata Willd. ex Kunth)
  • Daubenya namaquensis (Schltr.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt (syn. Neobakeria namaquensis Schltr.)
  • Daubenya stylosa (W.H.Baker) A.M.van der Merwe & J.C.Manning (syn. Amphisiphon stylosus W.H.Baker)
  • Daubenya zeyheri (Kunth) J.C.Manning & A.M.van der Merwe (syn. Massonia zeyheri Kunth)

  • Daubenya Daubenya Wikipedia


    Daubenya Wikipedia