1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Pancratium Dill. ex L.
      1. Pancratium trianthum Herb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara to W. & N. Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A bulbous plant occurring in large numbers
    Leaves
    Numerous erect dull and glaucous leaves
    Flowers
    Flowers white, opening at night, sweetly scented, pollen pale-yellow, perianth-tube glaucous green.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Guinea

    Native to:

    Algeria, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, Western Sahara

    Recorded in error in:

    Djibouti, Sudan

    Pancratium trianthum Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 20, 1972 Meikle, R.D. [1266], Nigeria K000354583
    Jun 30, 1970 Hall, J.B. [1794], Nigeria K000354582
    Feb 1, 1968 Keay, R.W.J. [23441], Nigeria K000354584
    Feb 1, 1968 Morton, J.K. [9040], Ghana K000354570
    Feb 1, 1968 Morton, J.K. [8690], Ghana K000354571
    Feb 1, 1968 Morton, J.K. [7457], Ghana K000354572
    Feb 1, 1968 Morton, J.K. [7457], Ghana K000354574
    Feb 1, 1968 Hagerup, O. [237], Mali K000354565
    Feb 1, 1968 Lugard, E.J. [s.n.], Nigeria K000354579
    Feb 1, 1968 Thornewill, A.S. [165], Nigeria K000354578
    Feb 1, 1968 Elliot, G.F.Scott [5304], Sierra Leone K000354567
    Feb 1, 1968 Elliot, G.F.Scott [5287], Sierra Leone K000354568
    Dalziel, J.M. [234], Nigeria K000354581
    Morton, J.K. [1582], Ghana K000354575
    Bates, G.R. [22078], Zimbabwe 17340.000
    Pobéguin, M. [610], Guinea K000354564
    Irvine, F.R. [1008], Ghana K000354573
    Aké Assi, L. [174], Côte d'Ivoire K000354569
    Heudelot, J. [542] K000232550 Unknown type material
    Dennett, R.E. [495], Nigeria K000354580
    Saunders, D.H. [42], Gambia K000354562
    Diallo, D. [335], Mali K000354563
    Mate'u Joaquin [s.n.], Mali K000354566
    Beckman, P. [50], Niger K000354576
    Beckman, P. [50], Niger K000354577

    First published in Ann. Nat. Hist. 4: 28 (1840)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • 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.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
    • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
    • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
    • Guinea, E. (1948). Catálogo razonado de las plantas del Sáhara Español Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 8: 357-429.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Morton in Kew Bull. 19: 340, fig. 2, pl. 13 (1965).
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 372, partly
    • F.T.A. 7: 407
    • in Ann. Nat. Hist. sér. 1, 4: 28 (1840)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
    • Nordal, I. (1982). Amaryllidaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-30.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
    • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
    • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
    • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
    • Guinea, E. (1948). Catálogo razonado de las plantas del Sáhara Español Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 8: 357-429.

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