1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Ammocharis Herb.
      1. Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

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    Flora Zambesiaca Amaryllidaceae by C. Zimudzi, R.H. Archer, E.G. Kwembeya & I. Nordal

    Bulbs
    Bulb ovoid, up to 16 cm wide.
    Leaves
    Leaves necrotic, prominently nerved, 4–4.5 cm wide.
    Scape
    Scapes up to 23.5 cm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers 5–19; pedicels 2.2–4 cm long.
    Perianth
    Perianth tube 1–2.5 cm long; segments 4–5 × 0.3–0.6 cm.
    Filaments
    Filaments 3–4 cm long; anthers yellow, curved, 0.4–0.6 cm long.
    Style
    Style 4.2–6.3 cm long, exserted.
    Distribution
    Also in South Africa; 600–1000 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Moderately widespread species; not threatened.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    15588.000
    15590.000
    15591.000
    17321.000
    19056.000
    Schoenfelder, E.B., Namibia 15592.000
    Erni, Namibia 17319.000
    Division of Plant Industry, South Africa 19055.000
    Erens, J. [2166], South Africa 23551.000
    Burchell [ex B-47 No. 2], South Africa K000365397 Unknown type material

    First published in Appendix: 17 (1821)

    Accepted by

    • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Zimudzi, C., Archer, R.H., Kwembeya, E.G. & Nordal, I. (2006). Synopsis of Amaryllidaceae from the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia. The Zimbabwe Journal of Botany 18: 151-168.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Fl. Pl. S. Afr. 18: t.712 (1938).
    • ―Phillips in Fl. Pl. S. Afr. 6: t.230 (1926);
    • ―Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 613 (1850).
    • Appendix: 17 (1821).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Zimudzi, C., Archer, R.H., Kwembeya, E.G. & Nordal, I. (2006). Synopsis of Amaryllidaceae from the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia. The Zimbabwe Journal of Botany 18: 151-168.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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