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Scadoxus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Liliidae
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Alliaceae
Tribus: Haemantheae
Genus: Scadoxus
Species: S. cinnabarinus - S. cyrtanthiflorus - S. longifolius - S. membranaceus - S. multiflorus - S. nutans - S. pole-evansii - S. pseudocaulus - S. puniceus

Name

Scadoxus Raf. 1836

References

* The International Plant Names Index Scadoxus.
* Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel, 1836: Flora Telluriana, iv. 19
* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew [ Scadoxus].
* GBIF .

Scadoxus is a genus of 9 species native to tropical Africa. The genus has close affinities with Haemanthus from which it has only recently been separated.

Species in the genus are

* S. cinnabarinus (Decne.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - West and Central Africa
* S. cyrtanthiflorus (C.H.Wright) I.Friis & I.Nordal - Ruwenzori mountains between Zaire and Uganda
* S. longifolius (De Wild. & Th.Dur.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - West Africa
* S. membranaceus (Bak.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - South Africa
* S. multiflorus Rafin.

1. ssp. multiflorus - Senegal and southern Arabia in the north down to KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa
2. ssp. katherinae (Bak.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - southern Africa
3. ssp. longitubus (C.H.Wright) I.Friis & I.Nordal - West Africa

* S. nutans (I.Friis & Bjrnst.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - Ethiopia
* S. pole-evansii (Oberm.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - Zimbabwe
* S. pseudocaulus (Bjrnst. & I.Friis) I.Friis & I.Nordal - Tropical Africa
* S. puniceus (L.) I.Friis & I.Nordal - South Africa, Tanzania and Ethiopia

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