Amaryllis belladonna L. (Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllidoideae), first record as naturalized geophyte in Tunisia and continental North Africa

  • 1 University of Jendouba, Laboratory of Silvo-Pastoral Resources, Silvo-Pastoral Institute of Tabarka, Tabarka, Tunisia
  • 2 University of Monastir, Laboratory of Botany, Cryptogamy and Plant Biology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences “A”, Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia
  • 3 University of Carthage, Laboratory of Forest Ecology, Ariana, Tunisia
  • 4 Institute of Bioscience and BioResources (IBBR), Research Council (CNR), Unit of Palermo, , Palermo, Italy

Abstract

Amaryllis belladonna L. is recorded for the first time as a naturalized non-native geophyte new to Tunisian and continental North African flora. Additional information on its current distribution and habitat, a brief morphological description, as well as some taxonomic notes, are provided.

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