African Plant Database

Schizobasis angolensis Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 255 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Schizobasis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adenotheca aphylla Welw. ex Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb globose, 2,5-3,7 cm Ø with outer tunics brown, membranous; scape 30-60 cm tall, leafless, dichotomously branched above, bristle-like, generally hanging loosely on the cliffs, but ± erect when flowering; flowers scattered; peduncle articulated at apex, sheathed at base with whitish-reddish bracts; perianth 6-partite to base, ovato-campanulate, narrowing and equal at mouth, greenish-white; fruit unknown ?
Ecology : A number of bulbs are generally crowded in crevices of rocks. Plentiful in rocky places near springs, with Orchids and Asclepiads; 720-1240 m alt.
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carte afrique num 14596
Record n°14596
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