Cyrtanthus

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Cyrtanthus
Vallota speciosa flowers.jpg
Cyrtanthus elatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Cyrtanthus
W.Aiton 1789, conserved name not Schreb. 1789 (Rubiaceae)
Type species
Cyrtanthus angustifolius
W.Aiton
Synonyms[1]
  • Anoiganthus Baker
  • Vallota Salisb. ex Herb.
  • Timmia J.F.Gmel.
  • Gastronema Herb.
  • Monella Herb.
  • Cyphonema Herb.
  • Eusipho Salisb.
  • × Vallanthus Cif. & Giacom.

Cyrtanthus is a genus of perennial, herbaceous and bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.[2][3][4][5]

Species[1]

There are over 50 recognized species, all native to central and southern Africa.[1][6][7]

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