African Plant Database

Scadoxus nutans (Friis & I. Björnstad) Friis & Nordal
Protologue : Norweg. J. Bot. 23(2): 64 (1976)
Information on the genus : Scadoxus
Basionym : Haemanthus nutans Friis & I. Björnstad
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Haemanthus nutans Friis & I. Björnstad (1971)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous herb 30-50-100 cm tall; roots thick, fleshy; leaves contemporary with flowers; false stem 25-40 cm tall
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Ecology : Shady evergreen forest; on ground, amongst rocks, or epiphytic, on the trunk among other epiphytes, in clefts, deeply fissured bark, crotches of branches accumulating large amounts of organic matter; 1000-2300 m alt.
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carte afrique num 16310
Record n°16310
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