Pomme de terre africaine

Racine d'herbe étoilée (également appelée Hypoxis aurea Lour., racine d'Hypoxidaceae, Ya dok Kham ou Tan diao en thaï, lys étoilé, étoiles jaunes, herbe étoilée, pomme de terre africaine ou étoiles) isolée sur fond blanc.

Hypoxis hemerocallidea

African Potato (Wikipedia)

Hypoxis hemerocallidea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Monocots
Order:Asparagales
Family:Hypoxidaceae
Genus:Hypoxis
Species:
H. hemerocallidea
Binomial name
Hypoxis hemerocallidea
Synonyms
  • Hypoxis elata Hook.f. nom. illeg.
  • Hypoxis obconica Nel
  • Hypoxis patula Nel
  • Hypoxis rooperi T.Moore

Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the African star grass or African potato, is a medicinal plant in the Hypoxidaceae family. It is native to southern Africa from South Africa as far north as Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This plant is the best known member of this genus.

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