Overview

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Description

Bulbous herbs. Scape flattened, solid. Leaves many, present at flowering time; apex truncate; margin hyaline, ciliate. Inflorescence a 1-25-flowered umbel. Flowers zygomorphic, often because of the deflexed style only, pale to deep pink or white. Tepals connate into a tube. Fruit indehiscent. Seeds with a thin corky covering.
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Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Crinum L.:
Brazil (South America)
Honduras (Mesoamerica)
United States (North America)
Colombia (South America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 2 taxa.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 1
 
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Associations

Foodplant / spot causer
pycnidium of Stagonosporopsis coelomycetous anamorph of Stagonosporopsis curtisii causes spots on live flower of Crinum

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:32Public Records:18
Specimens with Sequences:26Public Species:7
Specimens with Barcodes:25Public BINs:0
Species:17         
Species With Barcodes:13         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Crinum

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Wikipedia

Crinum

Crinum is a genus of about 180 species of perennial plants that have large showy flowers on leafless stems, and develop from bulbs. They are found along the sides of streams and lakes in tropical and subtropical areas worldwide, including South Africa.

Crinum leaves are basal, typically long and strap-shaped, with colors ranging from light green to green.

Several species are used in aquariums.

Contents

Selected species

Formerly placed here

Hybrids

× Amarcrinum hybridised with Amaryllis

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Genus: Crinum L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-27. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?3075. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
  2. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Crinum". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/splist.pl?3075. Retrieved 2011-02-08. 
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