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Genus: Nerine

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Amaryllidaceae

Bulbs contain poisonous alkaloids, but not usually enough to cause death if eaten. Twenty-four species, all endemic to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Nerine angustifolia (Ribbon-leaved nerine)            

Nerine appendiculata (Nerine)

Nerine bowdenii (Large pink nerine)

Nerine filamentosa

 

Nerine filifolia

 

Nerine frithii

 

Nerine gaberonensis

Nerine gibsonii

 

Nerine gracilis

Nerine hesseoides

 

Nerine humilis

[photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Nerine huttoniae

Nerine krigei

Nerine laticoma

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

Nerine marincowitzii

Nerine masoniorum

 

Nerine pancratioides (White nerine)

Nerine platypetala

 

Nerine pudica

Nerine pusilla

 

Nerine rehmannii

Nerine ridleyi

 

Nerine sarniensis (Guernsey lily)

Nerine undulata

Nerine undulata

Publications

  • Norris, C.A. 1974. The genus Nerine Part 2. The Nerine Society Bulletin 6: 7-31.

  • Traub, H.P. 1967. Review of the genus Nerine. American Plant Life Society, La Jolla, California.

 

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