Pancratium parvicoronatum Geerinck

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Malawi.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Bulbous herb up to 35 cm high, bulb to 2.4 cm wide.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear, 11.5–14.5 × 0.2–0.3 cm, pubescent at base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape 4–8.5 cm long, minutely pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucral bracts 4.2–8.2 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth tube 9.5–13 cm long; perianth segments 5.8–7.4 × 0.2–0.4 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Pseudocorona c.1.5 cm long, reaching to ± ⅓ of perianth lobes; free parts of filaments 3.5–4 cm long; anthers 1.3–1.4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits not known.
Distribution
Within the Flora area known from only two collections around Lilongwe in Malawi, otherwise only found in Congo; c.1200 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Very local in the Flora area; probably Endangered.

Native to:

Malawi, Zaïre

Pancratium parvicoronatum Geerinck appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 42: 295 (1972)

Accepted by

  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • 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. Jard. Bot. Belg. 44: 295 (1972).
  • ―Bjørnstad in Norw. J. Bot. 20: 287 (1973).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Geerinck, D. (1973). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Amaryllidaceae: 1-23. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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