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Scadoxus cinnabarinus (Decne.) Friis & Nordal
Protologue : Norweg. J. Bot. 23(2): 64 (1976)
Information on the genus : Scadoxus
Basionym : Haemanthus cinnabarinus Decne.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Haemanthus cinnabarinus Decne. (1857)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Haemanthus angolensis Welw. ex Baker (1878)
=Haemanthus cabrae De Wild. & T. Durand (1899)
=Haemanthus congolensis De Wild. (1902)
=Haemanthus demeusei De Wild. (1902)
=Haemanthus diadema Linden ex De Wild. (1902)
=Haemanthus eetveldeanus De Wild. & T. Durand (1899)
=Haemanthus fascinator Linden ex De Wild. (1902)
=Haemanthus laurentii De Wild. (1902)
=Haemanthus lescrauwaetii De Wild. (1904)
=Haemanthus lindenii N.E. Br.
=Haemanthus radcliffei Rendle (1905)
=Haemanthus brachyandrus Baker (1898)
=Haemanthus germarianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
=Haemanthus kundianus J. Braun & K. Schum. (1889)
=Haemanthus mirabilis Linden (1901)
=Haemanthus rotularis Baker (1877)
=Haemanthus longipes Engl. (1886)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 40-60 cm tall; bulb underdeveloped, 1-2 cm Ø; rhizome bearing almost distichously arranged leaves, contemporary with flowers, petiole not forming a false stem
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Ecology : High bush; Mitragyna-Raphia marsh; secondary rain-forest; riverine forest; mixed deciduous forest near streams; rather dry stony places; marshy banks of streams; inundated forests; on and between rocks; 1-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaryllidaceae: 4
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Record n°16311 modified 2007-04-02
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