African Plant Database

Ledebouria maesta (Baker) Speta
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Phyton (Horn) 38(1): 106 (1998)
Information on the genus : Ledebouria
Basionym : Scilla maesta Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scilla maesta Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb ovoid 2,5-3,7 cm Ø; leaves 5-6, erect, lanceolate, sessile, 10-15x1,2-0,8 cm, tapering gradually to the point, with a few purple spots; scapes 2-3 per bulb, nearly as long as the leaves; raceme dense, 2,5-5 cm long; lower pedicels slightly drooping, 0,6-0,8 cm long; perianth campanulate, green, 0,3 cm long; segments linear-oblong, spreading from below the middle; fruit unknown ?
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  All known specimens need to be revised.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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