Taxonomic revision of the genus Crinum L. (Liliaceae) of Bangladesh

  • Sumona Afroz Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000
  • M. Oliur Rahman Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000
  • Md. Abul Hassan Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000

Abstract

The genus Crinum L. represented by eight species in Bangladesh is revised. The species occurring in Bangladesh are Crinum amabile Donn, C. amoenum Roxb., C. asiaticum L., C. defixum Ker-Gawl., C. jagus (Thomps.) Dandy, C. latifolium L., C. pratense Herb. and C. stenophyllum Baker. Each species is described with updated nomenclature, important synonyms, English and Bangla names, phenology, specimens examined, chromosome number, habitat, distribution, economic value and mode of propagation. A dichotomous bracketed key to the species and illustrations are also provided. 

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2018-12-29
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Afroz, S., Rahman, M., & Hassan, M. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the genus Crinum L. (Liliaceae) of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 25(2), 257–271. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v25i2.39531
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