Crinum rautanenianum Schinz

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Crinum rautanenianum

Katete District, Katete;
Nov 2004.
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Crinum rautanenianum

Katete District, Katete;
Nov 2004.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum rautanenianum

Nalusanga;
Jan 2008.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum rautanenianum

Nalusanga;
Jan 2008.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum rautanenianum

Chipata-Lusaka 92.9 km, after Katete;
Dec 2004.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Crinum euchrophyllum I. Verd.
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Status: Native
Description:
Leaves distichous, sub-erect, green or glaucous, with thin woolly fibres when torn, deeply channelled and pointed; margin scabrous. Flowers 3-8 per umbel, perianth segments white, fading to pink. Fruits reddish; seeds smooth, with water-repellent outer coat, floating in water.
Type location:
Namibia
Notes: Recent DNA analysis indicates that Zambian material does not match the type specimen, which was collected close to the Zambian border. More collection is needed. (Inger Nordal, personal communication)
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Habitat: Seasonally flooded grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Botswana and Namibia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,C,W
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Content last updated: Thursday 26 February 2015
Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 112.

Zimudzi, C., Archer, R.H., Kwembeya, E.G. & Nordal, I. (2008). Amaryllidacae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 127 - 128.

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Flora of Botswana: Crinum rautanenianum
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crinum rautanenianum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Crinum rautanenianum
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crinum rautanenianum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crinum rautanenianum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crinum rautanenianum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crinum rautanenianum
Ispot Southern Africa: Crinum rautanenianum
JSTOR Plant Science: Crinum rautanenianum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crinum rautanenianum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Crinum rautanenianum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crinum rautanenianum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Crinum rautanenianum
Tropicos: Crinum rautanenianum


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crinum rautanenianum.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=191260, retrieved 25 April 2017

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