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Species Information

Nerine angustifolia (Baker) Baker
(name current 2016)


Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Cultural uses
Other uses

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Distribution: Ngwenya Mts, Forbes Reef Road, Malolotja Recorded in Swaziland by Compton and Braun.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Nerine angustifolia - Bulb spherical, e 2 cm diam. Hairless. Leaves two or three, often produced later than inflorescence, c 30 cm long X 3 mm wide. Inflorescence axis slender, erect, up to 1,2 m long, usually less. Involucral bracts two, narrow, membranous, reflexed. Flowers usually less than ten; stalks 45 cm long, more or less erect. Perianth tube absent, segments up to 4 cm long x 3 mm wide, spreading, wavy, with distinct midrib, pink; filaments very slender, anthers attached at middle, dark coloured. Fruit less than 1 cm diam with three seeds or less.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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