1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Cyrtanthus Aiton
      1. Cyrtanthus mackenii Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Cape Prov. to KwaZulu-Natal.

    [FTEA]

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

    Flowers
    White tubular flowers.
    Note
    Is cultivated in East Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius

    Cyrtanthus mackenii Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    26705.000
    Wood, J.M. [1336], South Africa K000366177

    First published in Gard. Chron. 1869: 641 (1869)

    Accepted by

    • Snijman, D.A. (2007). Notes on new and misunderstood taxa of Cyrtanthus (Amaryllidaceae: Cyrtantheae) from the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Bothalia 37: 1-8.
    • 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.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East 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 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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0