African Plant Database

Cyrtanthus elatus (Jacq.) Traub
Protologue : Pl. Life 25: 48 (1969)
Information on the genus : Cyrtanthus
Basionym : Amaryllis elata Jacq.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amaryllis elata Jacq. (1797)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vallota purpurea (Aiton) Herb.
=Amaryllis purpurea Aiton
=Cyrtanthus purpureus (Aiton) Traub (1963)
=Crinum speciosum L. f.
=Vallota speciosa (L. f.) T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
=*Cyrtanthus speciosus (L. f.) Traub (1972)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.2 - 0.45 m. Alt: 600 - 1200 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 30: t.1163 (1954).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 16242
Record n°16242
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