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

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 220 - 220 m.; Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Bulb 2.5–10 cm. in diameter, without or with a very short neck.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves slightly to distinctly petiolate, thin; blade bright green, lanceolate to oblanceolate, 20–45 cm. long, 4–6 cm. wide, acute with a distinct longitudinal dorsal midrib and up to 30 discrete parallel nerves connected by distinct transverse nerves, glabrous to slightly scabrous along the margin, often undulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape 25–50 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Spathe-valves green, usually erect at anthesis.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 2–12, sweetly scented, sessile or subsessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth-tube green, slightly curved, 10–20 cm. long; segments pure white or with pale green midrib on the back, oblong to obovate, 7–10 cm. long, 2–4 cm. broad, the inner ones widest, all spreading widely, at anthesis with the apical part reflexed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments white, declinate, 6–8 cm. long; anthers black, curved, ± 1 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit green, ellipsoid, 3–4 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds green, smooth, but without water-repellent membrane, 1–2 cm. in diameter, very irregular in shape.
Habitat
Riverine vegetation, forest; 1200–1800 m.
Distribution
W. Africa from Sierra Leone to Cameroun, U1 U2

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Stout bulb giving rise to broad bright green leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
An inflorescence about 2 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white tinged green
Ecology
In swamps in forest.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Peru, Seychelles

Crinum jagus (J.Thomps.) Dandy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2660], Cameroon K000050286
Apr 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7899], Cameroon K000050285
Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1710], Cameroon K000050284
Mar 1, 2000 Satabie, B. [1110], Cameroon K000025766
Jan 1, 1977 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000365458 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1977 Goldie, N. [s.n.], Nigeria K000365460 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1977 Goldie, N. [s.n.], Nigeria K000365459 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.] Crinum giganteum K001097474

First published in J. Bot. 77: 64 (1939)

Accepted by

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lejoly, J., Ndjele, L. & Geerinck, D. (2008). Flore de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 24: 1-37.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Nordal, I. (1982). Amaryllidaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-30.
  • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 30: 623 (1950)
  • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 25.
  • in J. Bot. 77: 64 (1939)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dandy in Journal of Botany 77: 664 (1939).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 286 (1956).
  • Geerinck in Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Amaryll.: 8 (1973).
  • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 136 (1968).
  • Nordal in Norw. Journ. Bot. 24: 181 (1977).
  • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 3: 386 (1955).

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