1202.000 Pancratium L.

Description of the genus

Bulbous herbs with solid scapes. Inflorescence of 1(-2) flowers. Involucral bracts 2. Flowers symmetric, white or greenish. Tepals connate into a slender tube; segments spreading. Filaments united into a basal cup, forming a false corona. Fruit a capsule with glossy black seeds.

Worldwide: 16 species in the Canary Is, Mediterranean and W and southern Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Pancratium tenuifolium

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
tenuifolium Hochst. ex A. Rich.Z,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pancratium:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Pancratium
Flora of Malawi: Pancratium
Flora of Zambia: Pancratium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pancratium

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pancratium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pancratium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pancratium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pancratium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pancratium
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Pancratium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Pancratium.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=370, retrieved 11 December 2017

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