1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crinum L.
      1. Crinum natans Baker

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Aquatic, small bulb
    Ecology
    In mud at the bottom of perennial streams
    Leaves
    Crinkled leaves submerged and floating
    Flowers
    Flowers large, white, fragrant, held well above the water-level.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Crinum natans Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Burton [s.n.], Ghana K000365466
    Mann [1416], Equatorial Guinea K000365467 Unknown type material
    Mann [1416], Equatorial Guinea K000365468 Unknown type material

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 396 (1898)

    Accepted by

    • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
    • 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.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 27.
    • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 30: 624 (1950)
    • Chev. Bot. 636
    • Bot. Mag. t. 7862
    • in F.T.A. 7: 396 (1898)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
    • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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