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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
Crinum natans

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aquatic, small bulb
Ecology
In mud at the bottom of perennial streams
Morphology Leaves
Crinkled leaves submerged and floating
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers large, white, fragrant, held well above the water-level.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Crinum natans Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mann [1416], Equatorial Guinea K000365468 Unknown type material
Mann [1416], Equatorial Guinea K000365467 Unknown type material
Burton [s.n.], Ghana K000365466

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 396 (1898)

Accepted by

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • 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.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • 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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bot. Mag. t. 7862
  • Chev. Bot. 636
  • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 30: 624 (1950)
  • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 27.
  • in F.T.A. 7: 396 (1898)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1986). Flore du Gabon 28: 1-60. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

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