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Cryptostephanus

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Cryptostephanus is a genus of African plants in the Amaryllis family, native to Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia.[1] Its closest relative is Clivia, with which it shares some characters, including thick, fleshy roots, strap-like leaves, and fruit in the form of a berry.[2][3]

Species[1][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Cryptostephanus". Pacific Bulb Society. Archived from the original on 9 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  3. ^ Bennett, R. K. General Amaryllid Report, 1980. Notes on the genus Cryptostephanus Welw. Plant Life 36.1-4 (1980): 102-108.
  4. ^ Müller-Doblies, Dietrich & Müller-Doblies, Ute 1994. Feddes Repertorium 105: 357
  5. ^ Duncan, G. Cryptostephanus vansonii: a curious amaryllid from Zimbabwe. Veld Flora (Kirstenbosch) 88.1 (2002): 18-19.

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Cryptostephanus: Brief Summary

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Cryptostephanus is a genus of African plants in the Amaryllis family, native to Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Its closest relative is Clivia, with which it shares some characters, including thick, fleshy roots, strap-like leaves, and fruit in the form of a berry.

Species Cryptostephanus densiflorus Welw. ex Baker - Angola, Namibia Cryptostephanus haemanthoides Pax - Kenya, Tanzania Cryptostephanus vansonii Verd. - Mozambique, Zimbabwe
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