Crinum verdoorniae Lehmiller

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Crinum verdoorniae

Dec 2014.
Photo: Martin Lorenz

Crinum verdoorniae

Kafue W, Kasuswa;
Jan 1999.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum verdoorniae

Kabompo floodplain at Ntambu;
Dec 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum verdoorniae

Kabompo floodplain at Ntambu;
Dec 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crinum verdoorniae

Apr 2014.
Photo: Martin Lorenz

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Synonyms: Crinum kirkii sensu I. Verd.
Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Leaves in a rosette, not glaucous, erect to sub-erect, exposing thick woolly fibres when torn, with a scabrous dorsal median ridge. Flowers sessile, 2-11 per umbel. Perianth segments white, with purplish median lines on inner and outer surfaces.
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Habitat: Sandy to sandy clay soils on floodplains.
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Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Caprivi.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E,Lk,W
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Content last updated: Thursday 26 February 2015

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

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crinum verdoorniae., retrieved 1 December 2023

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