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Scadoxus puniceus (L.) Friis & Nordal
Protologue : Norweg. J. Bot. 23(2): 64 (1976)
Information on the genus : Scadoxus
Basionym : Haemanthus puniceus L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Haemanthus puniceus L. var. puniceus (1753)
 Haemanthus puniceus L. (1753)
 Gyaxis puniceus (L.) Salisb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Haemanthus puniceus var. magnifica Herb.
=Haemanthus magnificus (Herb.) Herb. (1841)
=Haemanthus natalensis Pappe ex Hook.
=Haemanthus faximperi Cufod. (1939)
=Haemanthus goetzei Harms (1901)
=Haemanthus magnificus f. insignis (Hook.) Traub
=Haemanthus insignis Hook. (1853)
=Haemanthus magnificus f. gumbletonii Baker
=Haemanthus magnificus subsp. superbus (Baker) Traub
=Haemanthus magnificus var. superbus Baker
=Haemanthus redouteanus var. subalba Roem.
=Haemanthus redouteanus Roem.
=Haemanthus orchidifolius Salisb.
=Haemanthus puniceus var. fortuita Herb.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.5 - 0.75 m. Alt: 15 - 2100 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaryllidaceae: 5,7
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 1: t.32 (1921).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 544 (1966).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 43: t.1681 (1974).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 62 (1997).
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carte afrique num 16309
Record n°16309
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