African Plant Database

Albuca katangensis De Wild.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 4 12 (1903)
Information on the genus : Albuca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with white bulb. Said to be near A. nigritana, but leaves broader (0,8-1,4 cm, not 0,8 cm), however, A. nigritana has leaves 1-4 cm wide; perianth longer than c. 3,1 cm (not 1-2 cm), and style 2 cm long (not 0,8-1,6 cm); tepals yellowish.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Known from the type (Verdick 479) collected in 1900; Zaire, Lukafu (10°31’Sx27°33’E), and specimen Quarré 193, Kafubu farm (c. 11°45’Sx27°25’E), collected in 1927 (De Wildeman, Contrib. Fl. Katanga, Suppl. 3: 42, 1930). Not mapped.
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carte afrique num 14823
Record n°14823
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