1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crinum L.
      1. Crinum jagus (J.Thomps.) Dandy

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

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 220 - 220 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba
    [FTEA]

    Amaryllidaceae, Inger Nordal (University of Oslo). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

    Habit
    Bulb 2.5–10 cm. in diameter, without or with a very short neck.
    Leaves
    Leaves slightly to distinctly petiolate, thin; blade bright green, lanceolate to oblanceolate, 20–45 cm. long, 4–6 cm. wide, acute with a distinct longitudinal dorsal midrib and up to 30 discrete parallel nerves connected by distinct transverse nerves, glabrous to slightly scabrous along the margin, often undulate.
    Scape
    Scape 25–50 cm.
    Bracts
    Spathe-valves green, usually erect at anthesis.
    Flowers
    Flowers 2–12, sweetly scented, sessile or subsessile.
    Perianth
    Perianth-tube green, slightly curved, 10–20 cm. long; segments pure white or with pale green midrib on the back, oblong to obovate, 7–10 cm. long, 2–4 cm. broad, the inner ones widest, all spreading widely, at anthesis with the apical part reflexed.
    Stamens
    Filaments white, declinate, 6–8 cm. long; anthers black, curved, ± 1 cm. long.
    Style
    Style white.
    Fruits
    Fruit green, ellipsoid, 3–4 cm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds green, smooth, but without water-repellent membrane, 1–2 cm. in diameter, very irregular in shape.
    Habitat
    Riverine vegetation, forest; 1200–1800 m.
    Distribution
    W. Africa from Sierra Leone to Cameroun, U1 U2
    [FWTA]

    Amaryllidaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    Stout bulb giving rise to broad bright green leaves
    Inflorescences
    An inflorescence about 2 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers white tinged green
    Ecology
    In swamps in forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius, Peru, Seychelles

    Crinum jagus (J.Thomps.) Dandy appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7899], Cameroon K000050285
    Apr 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2660], Cameroon K000050286
    Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1710], Cameroon K000050284
    Mar 1, 2000 Satabie, B. [1110], Cameroon K000025766
    Jan 1, 1977 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000365458 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1977 Goldie, N. [s.n.], Nigeria K000365460 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1977 Goldie, N. [s.n.], Nigeria K000365459 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [s.n.] Crinum giganteum K001097474

    First published in J. Bot. 77: 64 (1939)

    Accepted by

    • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Lejoly, J., Ndjele, L. & Geerinck, D. (2008). Flore de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 24: 1-37.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Nordal, I. (1982). Amaryllidaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-30.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
    • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 25.
    • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 30: 623 (1950)
    • in J. Bot. 77: 64 (1939)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Nordal in Norw. Journ. Bot. 24: 181 (1977).
    • Geerinck in Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Amaryll.: 8 (1973).
    • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 136 (1968).
    • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 286 (1956).
    • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 3: 386 (1955).
    • Dandy in Journal of Botany 77: 664 (1939).

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