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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa.
Nerine humilis (nerine)

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca Amaryllidaceae by C. Zimudzi, R.H. Archer, E.G. Kwembeya & I. Nordal

Morphology General Habit
Bulbous herbs with or without a neck.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear to strap-shaped, produced after or with the flowers.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence umbellate with few to many flowers.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scapes slender or robust, with two lanceolate spathe valves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth funnel-shaped, close to the ovary, erect or curved; segments equal, narrowly oblanceolate, more or less crisped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens inserted at base of perianth segments, erect or declinate; filaments filiform, thickened at base, suberect or declinate; anthers oblong.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary globose, with few ovules in each loculus; style filiform, straight or declinate, obscurely tricuspidate at stigmatose apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule deeply 3-lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 1–few in each locule, globose, reddish-green, often viviparous.
Ecology
A genus of about 25 species endemic to southern Africa; two species in the Flora area.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Azores, France, Great Britain, Madeira

Nerine Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Trauseld, W.R., South Africa 42894.000

First published in Bot. Mag. 47: t. 2124 (1820)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Bot. Mag. 47: t.2124 (1820).
  • ―Traub in Plant Life 23 (suppl.): 1–32 (1967).

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0