1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crinum L.
      1. Crinum lugardiae N.E.Br.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Bulbs
    Bulb 6–9 cm long, 4–7 cm wide, narrowed into a neck up to 7 cm long.
    Leaves
    Leaves narrow, keeled, usually suberect, channeled, margin scabrid, 0.8–2.2 cm wide, most leaves necrotic apically.
    Scape
    Scape 10–33 cm long; spathe valves 4.5–8 × 0.8–2.5 cm.
    Flowers
    Flowers 2–7, subsessile.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels (0)1–2.4 cm long.
    Perianth
    Perianth tube 9–12 cm long, slightly to distinctly curved; segments white with rose flush on keel, 8–9 × 1.5–2 cm, connivent into a funnel with the upper third recurved.
    Filaments
    Filaments white, declinate, 4.2–6.5 cm long; anthers black, curved, 0.6–0.8 cm.
    Fruits
    Fruits subglobose, ± 3 cm wide, beaked.
    Seeds
    Seeds globose, glabrous, greyish.
    Distribution
    Also in Namibia and N and NW South Africa.
    Ecology
    Clay soils in grassy depressions or black turf flats, usually in Acacia veld; c.1000 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Within the Flora area confined to S and C Botswana; not threatened.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Namibia, Northern Provinces

    Crinum lugardiae N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    K000365431
    Lugard, E.J. [43], Botswana K000365432
    Lugard, E.J. [43], Botswana K000365433
    Crinum crispum 17332.000

    First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 34: 49 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • ―Sölch & Roessler in Merxmüller, Prodr. Fl. SW Afr., fam.150: 7 (1969).
    • ―Uphof in Herbertia 9: 82 (1942).
    • in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909: 142 (1909).
    • in Gard. Chron. 34: 49 (1903);

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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