1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Cyrtanthus Aiton

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa.


    Found In:

    Angola, Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced Into:


    Cyrtanthus Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Identified Reference Herbarium Specimen Type Status
    Chase, N.C. [1702], Zimbabwe 23560.000
    Wild, H. [1452], Zimbabwe 17333.000

    First published in Hort. Kew. 1: 414 (1789)

    Accepted by

    • (2007) Bothalia 37: 1-8
    • Govaerts, R. (1999) World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne


    Flora Zambesiaca
    • ―Reid & Dyer, Rev. Sthn. Afr. Cyrtanthus: 1–68 (1984).
    • Hort. Kew. 1: 414 (1789).


    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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