African Plant Database

Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbs with tunicated bulbous rootstock; leaves linear to strap-shaped, in basal rosette; scape hollow supported by 2 spathe valves; umbels 1-3-flowered; flower tubular to funnel-shaped, tube short
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Ecology : One of the most diverse and one of the largest genera in Amaryllidaceae, with 55 or 56 species
  mostly (90%) in S. Africa

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 84, 295 (1995).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 238 (2012).
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Record n°189922 modified 2008-12-27
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