African Plant Database

Zephyranthes Herb.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants with small bulb, hollow scape, a single flower which is erect, actinomorphic; and fruit a papery capsule. Some 50 species native to tropical and subtropical America, incl. the West Indies. Resembling Cyrtanthus; also confused with Habranthus

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: 86
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 245 (2012).
More info on :
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carte afrique num 196038
Record n°196038 modified 2008-12-27
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