Wurmbea robusta B.Nord.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2008



Western Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Nordenstam, B. 1986. The genus Wurmbea (Colchicaceae) in the Cape region. Opera Botanica 87:1-41.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

von Staden, L., Snijman, D.A. & Zikishe, V. 2012. Wurmbea robusta B.Nord. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/05.


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