African Plant Database

Nerine Herb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : c. 25 species. Some species are very variable. Identification difficult due to intergradations between species. In urgent need of revision.
  important in horticulture because of its colourful long-lasting flowers. N. sarniensis (L.) Herb. is cultivated in Europe since at least 1634 (Duncan in Bot. Mag. 26: 200, 2009)
  A southern African genus

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 85
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 240 (2012).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 5: 382
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°192976 modified 2008-12-27
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