Strelitzia Banks
  • Icon.: t. Strelitzia reginae (1788) 

Notes: Distribution: S. Mozambique to S. Africa

General Description

Notes: This genus is now usually placed in the family Strelitziaceae.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Africa South Tropical Africa Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Southern Africa Botswana
  • Cape Provinces
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Northern Provinces
  • Swaziland
Introduced into
  • Northern America Mexico Mexico Central
  • Mexico Gulf
  • Mexico Northeast
  • Mexico Southeast
  • Mexico Southwest
  • Southern America Southern South America Juan Fernández Is.


  • 1 Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 F.n. Hepper (1968) Musaceae. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3(1)

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Flora of West Tropical Aftrica (FWTA)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2004. eFloras: Iridaceae. [online] Available at: [Accessed 2013-08-02]
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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
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