African Plant Database

Albuca scabromarginata De Wild.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Information on the genus : Albuca
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb ovoid to almost spherical, c. 5 cm broad, outer scales yellowish-cream, dry, membranous; leaves lanceolate-linear, to 70 cm x 2,5 cm, glabrous, erecto-patent, deeply channelled towards base, apex acute, margins scabrid; scape erect, 30-80 cm long (including raceme), pinkish to greenish; raceme 10-40 cm long, lax; pedicels erect or erect-spreading, to 1 cm long; tepals 1-2x0,6 cm, lanceolate-oblong, dull yellowish-green with a buff central band; capsule 1,3-2 cm long, valves c. 5 mm broad.
Ecology : Grassy savanna.
  Very close to A. sudanica, A. fibrotunicata. According to Goldblatt & Manning in S. Afric. J. Bot. 77: 584, 2011, a synonym of A. nigritana.
  The geographical distribution is in need of further investigation; a difficult group.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 14842
Record n°14842
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