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Genus Nerine Family Amaryllidaceae

Description: Slender bulbous perennials.

Leaves strap-like, persistent during flowering or deciduous before flowering.

Inflorescence umbellate; flowers white to deep pink or scarlet; tepals commonly with wavy margins.

Fruit a capsule, thin-walled; seeds fleshy, oval or round.


Distribution and occurrence: About 25 species in southern Africa; 4 spp commonly cultivated in Australia and occasionally naturalised.

Text by KL Wilson (Aug 2013)
Taxon concept: www.plantzafrica.com (South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)

One species in NSW: Nerine filifolia

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