African Plant Database


Scadoxus cyrtanthiflorus (C. H. Wright) Friis & Nordal
Family : AMARYLLIDACEAE
Protologue : Norweg. J. Bot. 23(2): 64 (1976)
Information on the genus : Scadoxus
Basionym : Haemanthus cyrtanthiflorus C. H. Wright
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Haemanthus cyrtanthiflorus C. H. Wright (1904)
 Choananthus cyrtanthiflorus (C. H. Wright) Rendle (1908)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Choananthus wollastoni Rendle (1908)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 75 cm tall, with an elongated rhizome; petiole forming a false stem to 60 cm tall, with swollen base
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Ecology : Dense rain-forest; 2300-3000 m alt. (only on Ruwenzori).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaryllidaceae: 7

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 34: t.1340 (1961).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 16305
 
Record n°16305
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