1175.000 Nerine Herb.

Description of the genus

Bulbous perennials with solid scapes. Leaves distichous. Inflorescence with numerous flowers in a hemispherical head. Flowers asymmetric, sometimes only slightly so. Tepals with undulate margins. Involucral bracts 2. Fruit dehiscent, membranous.

Worldwide: 22 species, in Zimbabwe and (mainly) South Africa

Zimbabwe: 0 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus


Other sources of information about Nerine:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Nerine
Flora of Caprivi: Nerine
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nerine

External websites:

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

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: Nerine.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=364, retrieved 20 May 2024

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