Cyrtanthus

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Cyrtanthus
Cyrtanthus sp.jpg
Cyrtanthus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Cyrtanthus
Aiton[1]
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Anoiganthus Baker
  • Vallota Salisb. ex Herb.

Cyrtanthus is a genus of perennial, herbaceous and bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae[2]). There are approximately 50 species, all native to central and southern Africa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Aiton. Hortus Kewensis 1: 414 (1789), nom. cons.
  2. ^ Stevens, P.F. (2001 onwards), Angiosperm Phylogeny Website: Asparagales: Amaryllidoideae 
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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