Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken

Common name

English: Redhot Poker

German: Traubige Fackellilie

Portuguese: Lírio-tocha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Liliales (113)

        Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Kniphofia (2)

           Epithet: uvaria (L.) Oken (1)

uvaria => derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) meaning 'clustered like a bunch of grapes'

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Kniphofia uvaria at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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