1167.010 Scadoxus Raf.


Description of the genus

Basal parts either a rhizome or a partly rhizomatous bulb. Petioles forming a false stem; lamina lanceolate to ovate. Scape solid, unwinged; involucral bracts 4 to many. Flowers numerous, red or pink. Fruit a spherical berry. Seeds 1-3.

Worldwide: 9 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
multiflorus (Martyn) Raf. subsp. multiflorus N,W,C,ENw,N,Mc,LkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Scadoxus:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Scadoxus
Flora of Caprivi: Scadoxus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Scadoxus
Flora of Malawi: Scadoxus
Flora of Mozambique: Scadoxus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Scadoxus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Scadoxus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Scadoxus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Scadoxus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Scadoxus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Scadoxus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Scadoxus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Scadoxus
JSTOR Plant Science: Scadoxus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Scadoxus
Plants of the World Online: Scadoxus
Tropicos: Scadoxus
Wikipedia: Scadoxus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Scadoxus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=362, retrieved 18 July 2024

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