1167.010 Scadoxus Raf.

HAEMANTHUS L.

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

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Scadoxus membranaceus

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SpeciesContent
membranaceus (Baker) Friis & NordalImage
pole-evansii (Oberm.) Friis & NordalDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Scadoxus:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Scadoxus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Scadoxus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Scadoxus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Scadoxus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Scadoxus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Scadoxus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Scadoxus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=362, retrieved 29 May 2016

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