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

Botswana: 2 taxa.

Nerine laticoma

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gaberonensis Bremek. & Oberm.SE
laticoma (Ker Gawl.) T. Durand & SchinzSW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Nerine:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Nerine
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nerine
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated 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, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Nerine.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=364, retrieved 9 June 2023

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