Ammocharis baumii (Harms) Milne-Redh. & Schweick.

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Ammocharis baumii

Photo: Geoff Nichols
Mahango Game Reserve, Caprivi

Ammocharis baumii

Photo: Geoff Nichols
Mahango Game Reserve, Caprivi

Ammocharis baumii

Photo: Geoff Nichols
Mahango Game Reserve, Caprivi

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Synonyms: Crinum baumii Harms
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Status: Native
Description:
Leaves in a rosette, narrowly linear, 2-4 mm wide, erect. Scape up to 12 cm tall at flowering time, erect; inflorescence of 1-2 flowers. Perianth tube 10-13 cm long; segments linear, abruptly spreading, white with a deep red keel. Stamens arcuate, ascending; filaments white, becoming red. Fruit up to 0.5 cm broad, subspherical, not beaked.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: baumii: named for the collector of the type specimen, Baum 273.
Habitat: In arid areas.
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia (including Caprivi), Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa
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Content last updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018
Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 84. as Crinum baumii

Zimudzi, C., Archer, R.H., Kwembeya, E.G. & Nordal, I. (2008). Amaryllidacae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 131 - 132.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ammocharis baumii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Ammocharis baumii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ammocharis baumii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ammocharis baumii
Tropicos: Ammocharis baumii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Ammocharis baumii.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114970, retrieved 21 January 2019

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