African Plant Database

Drimiopsis rosea A. Chev.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France lv. Mem. VIII. 93 (1908) 
Information on the genus : Drimiopsis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb ovoid or globose, 2,5-3 cm Ø, leaves developing after flowering (no leaves known); scape 4-5 cm long; raceme dense, 2-4 cm long; flowers sessile, 3 mm long (outer segments ?); inner segments fused at base, lanceolate, 4x1,5-2 mm, pale violet (not green) on the outside, apex bent inwards; fruit unknown.
Ecology : In dry grass, on laterite.
  ? Known only from the type (Chevalier 8432), collected in 1903; Centr. Afric. Rep., village of Saboun (in the land of the Ndonkas and Kouti).
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Record n°14676
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