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The Genus Crinum in Southern Africa

I. C. Verdoorn
Bothalia | Vol 11, No 1/2 | a1979 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v11i1/2.1979 | © 1973 I. C. Verdoorn | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 22 July 1973 | Published: 22 July 1973

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I. C. Verdoorn, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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The 21 species of Crinum recognized in southern Africa are reviewed and illustrated, mostly in colour. Five of these were described by the author during the last two decades. A key to the species and notes on the history, diagnostic features and distribution in southern Africa are provided.


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