African Plant Database

Tulbaghia rhodesica R. E. Fr.
Family : Alliaceae
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Schwed. Rhodesia-Kongo-Exp. 1911-1912 1: 227 (1916)
Information on the genus : Tulbaghia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with bulb-like rootstock arising from a rhizomatous base; leaves linear, 10-20x0,4 cm;
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Ecology : Open places; bush; rocky shallow soil; dry forest on dry burnt soil; sometimes very abundant; woodland, in dry gritty soil; 1000-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2003). Flora of Tropical East Africa Alliaceae: 4

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 35: t.1383 (1962).
  • Ann. Bot. (Rome) 34: 111-113 (1975).
  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 36[1]: 97-98 (1978).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 42
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Record n°14079 modified 2007-03-20
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