1. Family: Amaryllidaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Gethyllis L.
      1. Gethyllis transkarooica D.Müll.-Doblies

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

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

    Bulbs
    Bulb 3 × 2 cm, reddish.
    Leaves
    Leaves 5–11, filiform, 10 × 0.1 cm, straight or spirally twisted towards the apex.
    Flowers
    Flowers rose pink; perianth tube 7–10 cm long; segments 1.5–3 × 0.8–0.9 cm.
    Filaments
    Filaments 6, protruding; anthers distinctly tailed, spirally twisted.
    Ovary
    Ovary subterranean; style curved, longer than stamens; stigma broadly 3-lobed.
    Distribution
    Also in South Africa (Western Cape to North West Province).
    Ecology
    Open woodland or grassland; clumps of flowers appearing simultaneously are particularly noticeable.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Very local in the Flora area; probably Vulnerable, but not threatened globally.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Northern Provinces

    Gethyllis transkarooica D.Müll.-Doblies appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 15: 470 (1986)

    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. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • ―Manning, Goldblatt & Snijman, Color Encycl. Cape Bulbs: 184 (2002).
    • in Willdenowia 15: 470 (1986).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    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