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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique to S. Africa.
Agapanthus campanulatus

[FZ]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial geophytic herbs, with an upright stem and thick rhizomes; roots fusiform, fleshy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear, the margins smooth, ridged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle stout, terete or slightly compressed, without bracts, bearing two deciduous spatheate valves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels erect, spreading, with persistent thread-like bracts at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth blue, zygomorphic, segments fused at the base, subequal, the outer three narrower, thickened and uncinate at the apex; outer face with a median ridge, inner ones grooved along the same line.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments declinate, of unequal length; anthers dorsifixed, dehiscence introrse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary sessile, ovoid to oblong; style curved downwards; stigma small.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule oblong; seeds many, flat, black, winged.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Introduced into:

Ascension, Canary Is., Costa Rica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Great Britain, Honduras, Jamaica, Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Victoria, West Himalaya

Agapanthus L'Hér. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
16686.000
United Kingdom 16689.000
5419.000

First published in Sert. Angl.: 17 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sert. Angl.: 17 (1789).
  • ―Leighton in J.S. Afr. Bot., Suppl. 4: 1–50 (1965).

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