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

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Bulbous herb; bulb 3–5 cm wide with a neck 6–7 cm long.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves strap-shaped, glossy, falcate, 12–30 × 1–2 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scapes 1–2 per plant, arising from centre or laterally, 15–19 × 1–1.2 cm, flattened.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Spathe
Spathe valves 3.5–5 ×  0.5–1.5 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 15–50, zygomorphic. Pedicels thick, 3–12 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth tube ± 0.2 cm long; segments 3.5–7 × 0.4–0.5 cm, slightly undulate, with 3 central nerves, pink with darker midvein.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments 4–5 cm long; anthers dark, 3–3.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style up to 5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose, covered with a thin membraneous coat.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds reddish green, 2–4 per fruit.
Distribution
Also found in South Africa, Namibia and possibly Angola; 600–1000 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Localised distribution, Lower Risk near threatened.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Nerine laticoma (Ker Gawl.) T.Durand & Schinz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1937 Baum, H. [422], Angola K001208344
Burchell [1969], South Africa K000365375 Unknown type material
Burchell [1969], South Africa K000365374 Unknown type material

First published in Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 256 (1894)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 256 (1895).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

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