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Species Information

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Crinum graminicola I.Verd.
(name current 2016)
(Crinum graminicolum)
(Crinum delagoense)


Growth form: Herb
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Schedule B

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Threats: Agriculture Distribution: Mlawula, Hlane (Simunye) One subpopulation known. Only in South Africa, according to PRECIS. Sugar cultivation is a threat.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Crinum graminicolum - Leaves few, spread out flat on ground. Inflorescence axis relatively short and curved; flower-stalks very short; perianth c 15 cm long, dull red, with darker stripe along back of midrib; fruits beaked, produced in dense cluster.

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

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