African Plant Database

Albuca garuensis Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 144 (1910)
Information on the genus : Albuca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb; bulb ovoid, 3x2,5 cm, yellowish white; leaves dark, glaucous, linear, 15-20x1,8 cm, base slightly widened; scape erect, sulcate, 25-40 cm tall; bracts brownish, to 2 cm long; pedicels to 8 mm long; tepals oblong, greenish white with a green midrib, 1-1,4 cm x 3-4 mm; fruit unknown.
Ecology : ? Only known from the type (Ledermann 5004) collected in 1909; Cameroon, Garoua (9°17’Nx13°22’E). – Not mapped. Taxonomic status uncertain.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°14817
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