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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caprivi Strip to N. Botswana.

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

Vegetative Multiplication Bulbs
Bulb to 6 cm wide, usually narrowed into a neck.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in rosette, narrowly linear, up to 75 × 0.8–1 cm, flaccid, arching, margin with minute teeth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape erect, up to 40 cm long; spathe valves erect up to 8.5 cm long, broad at the base, narrowing towards apex, becoming papery and reflexing at least in upper half.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers subsessile, 1–2(3), white, sometimes tinged pink; pedicels 0–0.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth tube 9–12 cm long; segments connivent into a wide funnel 7–10 cm long, outer segments c.1.6 cm, inner c.2.5 cm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens declinate; filaments reddish, up to 6 cm long; anthers yellow, curved, 0.8–1.3 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits not beaked, pale green and smooth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds smooth, with a greyish water-repellent outer layer, floating in water.
Distribution
In seasonally inundated areas on floodplains of the Okavango and Zambezi rivers.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Apparently endemic to the Okavango/Caprivi wetland area; possibly Lower Risk near threatened. Considered to be Least Concern in Namibia (Loots 2005).

Native to:

Botswana, Caprivi Strip

Crinum carolo-schmidtii Dinter appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Neue Pfl. Südw.-Afr.: 26 (1914)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Neue Pfl. Südw.-Afr.: 26 (1914).
  • ―Sölch & Roessler in Merxmüller, Prodr. Fl. SW Afr., fam.150: 7 (1969).

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.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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