African Plant Database


Cyanotis angusta C.B. Clarke
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 3: 260 (1881)
Information on the genus : Cyanotis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tonningia angusta (C.B. Clarke) Kuntze
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyanotis bulbifera Hutch.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 10-25 cm tall; base of stem bulb-like, ovoid, to 3 cm Ø, covered with densely appressed-villous scales; leaves linear, acute, subradial, 8-20x0,6-0,8 cm, glabrous; inflorescences 1-3, subumbellate; flowers small, blue or purple.
Ecology : Savanna; bowé; arid ground; sandstone; abundant.
  Senegal ?
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 11535
 
Record n°11535
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