Baboon-root (Babiana purpurea)

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Baboon-root fact file

Baboon-root description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderLiliales
FamilyIridaceae
GenusBabiana (1)

Information on the baboon-root is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Baboon-root status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the Interim Red Data List of South African Plant Taxa (2).

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. Threatened Species Programme. (2009) Interim Red Data List of South African Plant Taxa. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, South Africa. Available at:
    http://www.sanbi.org/biodiversity/reddata.htm
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Baboon-root in flower  
Baboon-root in flower

© Dave McDonald

Dave McDonald
14A Thomson Road
Claremont
7708
South Africa
Tel: (+27) 21 671 4056
Fax: (+27) 86 517 3806
dave@bergwind.co.za
http://www.bergwind.co.za

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