1170.000 Clivia Lindl.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Plants with bulbs. Leaves thick and glossy, persistent. Flowers in a compact umbel, subtended by green spathe-valves. 3 outer perianth segments narrower than inner. Corona 0. Ovules few, 5-6, in each loculus. Fruit a red berry with large spherical seeds.

Derivation of name: after Lady Charlotte Clive, wife of Robert Clive of India

Worldwide: 4 species in South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Clivia miniata

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miniata (Lindl.) RegelDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Clivia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Clivia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1636, retrieved 21 February 2024

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