African Plant Database

Crinum kirkii Baker
Protologue : Hook. Bot. Mag. t. 6512.
Information on the genus : Crinum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crinum kirkii var. reductum Baker
=Brunsvigia massaiana L. Linden & Rodigas
=Crinum massaianum (L. Linden & Rodigas) N.E. Br. (1888)
=*Crinum zeylanicum auct. (1767) sensu Nordal in Norw. J. Bot., p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb 15-20 cm Ø, neck often considerable; leaves flaccid, to 120x4-13 cm, keeled, margins scabrous to serrulate, crispate
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Ecology : Grassland; Acacia, Commiphora bushland; 0-2300 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaryllidaceae: 16-17
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carte afrique num 16140
Record n°16140
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