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Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Amaryllidoideae
Tribus: Haemantheae
Genus: Scadoxus
Sectiones: S. sect. Choananthus – S. sect. Demeusea – S. sect. Gamolepis – S. sect. Gyaxis – S. sect. Scadoxus
Species: S. cinnabarinus – S. cyrtanthiflorus – S. longifolius – S. membranaceus – S. multiflorus – S. nutans – S. pole-evansii – S. pseudocaulus – S. puniceus
Nothospecies: S. × hybridus

Source(s) of checklist: 


Scadoxus Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 19 (1838) [1836 publ. 1838].



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaire.
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Namibia, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Chagos Archipelago (introduced), Seychelles.
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Arabian Peninsula
      • Oman (doubtfully present), Saudi Arabia, Yemen.
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf (introduced).
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Trinidad-Tobago (introduced).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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