Crinum walteri Overkott

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Crinum walteri

Photo: Colin Wenham
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Crinum walteri

Photo: Colin Wenham
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Crinum walteri

Photo: Colin Wenham
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

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Synonyms: Crinum minimum sensu auctt. non Milne-Redh.
Common names: Dwarf crinum (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Bulbous perennial. It is easily distinguished from all other Crinums by the solitary flowers per inflorescence. The leaves are very narrow, only c. 4 mm wide.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In dry, sandy alluvial soils in mopane and other deciduous woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and southwards to South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 4 December 2008
Literature:

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 10, plate 26 as Crinum minimum

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


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African Plant Database: Crinum walteri
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crinum walteri
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Crinum walteri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crinum walteri
Ispot Southern Africa : Crinum walteri
JSTOR Plant Science: Crinum walteri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crinum walteri
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Crinum walteri
Tropicos: Crinum walteri
West African Plants database: Crinum walteri


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: Species information: Crinum walteri.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115030, retrieved 25 August 2016

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