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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Uganda.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Bulbous plant
Morphology Leaves
Long glaucous leaves developing after flowering
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence about 2 ft. high, flowers white
Ecology
In moist places

[FTEA]

Amaryllidaceae, Inger Nordal (University of Oslo). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

Morphology General Habit
Bulb up to 20 cm. in diameter.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves glaucous,± succulent, without a petiole, broadly lanceolate up to 70 cm. long and 10–15 cm. broad, with a distinct longitudinal midrib and more than 50 closely parallel longitudinal nerves; margin glabrous and not undulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape up to 75 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Spathe-valves, flowers and fruit like C. jagus.
Habitat
Savanna; about 1200 m.
Distribution
U1

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Togo, Uganda

Crinum glaucum A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1977 Lane-Poole, C.E. [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000365463 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1977 Lane-Poole, C.E. [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000365462 Unknown type material
Chevalier, A. [23581], Benin K000365461

First published in Mém. Soc. Bot. France 8: 212 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Nordal, I. (1982). Amaryllidaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-30.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 636.
  • in Mém. Soc. Bot. Fr. 2, 8: 212 (1910)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Chev. in Mém. Soc. Bot. Fr. 8: 212 (1912).
  • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 136 (1968).

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