1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Pancratium Dill. ex L.
      1. Pancratium parvicoronatum Geerinck

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Malawi.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Bulbous herb up to 35 cm high, bulb to 2.4 cm wide.
    Leaves
    Leaves linear, 11.5–14.5 × 0.2–0.3 cm, pubescent at base.
    Scape
    Scape 4–8.5 cm long, minutely pubescent.
    Involucre
    Involucral bracts 4.2–8.2 cm long.
    Perianth
    Perianth tube 9.5–13 cm long; perianth segments 5.8–7.4 × 0.2–0.4 cm.
    Corona
    Pseudocorona c.1.5 cm long, reaching to ± ⅓ of perianth lobes; free parts of filaments 3.5–4 cm long; anthers 1.3–1.4 cm long.
    Fruits
    Fruits not known.
    Distribution
    Within the Flora area known from only two collections around Lilongwe in Malawi, otherwise only found in Congo; c.1200 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Very local in the Flora area; probably Endangered.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Zaïre

    Pancratium parvicoronatum Geerinck appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 42: 295 (1972)

    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.
    • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • ―Bjørnstad in Norw. J. Bot. 20: 287 (1973).
    • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 44: 295 (1972).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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