African Plant Database

Schizobasis gracilis R. E. Fr.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Schwed. Rhodesia-Kongo-Exp. 1911-1912 1: 227 (1916)
Information on the genus : Schizobasis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb pear-shaped or subglobose, 1-1,8 cm Ø; leaves filiform, 2-3 cm long, soon disappearing; scape 1, erect, striate and scabrid, 6-15 cm tall, dichotomously divided at apex; inflorescence subglobose or ovoid, 4-8 cm long; pedicels slender, strongly divaricate, curved, 0,8-1,5 cm long; perianth 3-3,5 mm long; capsule subglobose, 3-3,5 mm long.
Ecology : Rock crevices in dry forest.
  Very near S. intricata but: plant more slender, bulb smaller, peduncles longer, and with slightly smaller flowers, fruits and seeds.
  ? Only known from the type (R. E. Fries 1157) collected in 1912.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 14597
Record n°14597
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