Ammocharis baumii (Harms) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 52: 187 (1939)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tropical Africa to Namibia. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Snijman, D. (2006). Personal Communication on Alliaceae 5 Compton Herbarium, Claremont.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Crinum baumii.]

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 52: 187 (1939).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 1937 Baum, H. [2173] Angola K000365400 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baum, H. [331] Angola K000365398 Type Yes
Welwitsch [4012] Angola K000365399 Type Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0