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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa.

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

Morphology General Habit
Bulbous herb; bulb 1.8–4 cm wide.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear, up to 35 × 0.5–2.5 cm, usually one from each bulb.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape 4.5–20 cm long; spathe valves 1.5–3 × 0.2 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 0.6–1.5(2) cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary or rarely two, purplish pink to orange brown.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth tube narrow below, opening to funnel-shaped above, segments 0.4–0.8 cm wide, tube with segments together 3–5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments purplish pink to orange brown; anthers c.3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds up to 0.8 cm long.
Distribution
Also found in NE South Africa and Swaziland; 1400–1800 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Widespread distribution; not threatened.

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Cyrtanthus galpinii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 83 (1892)

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

  • in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 83 (1892);
  • in F.C. 6: 227 (1896);
  • in Fl. Pl. S. Afr. 4: t.159 (1924).
  • ―Dyer in Herbertia 6: 102 (1939).
  • ―Reid & Dyer, Rev. Sthn. Afr. Cyrtanthus: 42 (1984).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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