African Plant Database

Albuca stricta 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 : Bulb ovoid-oblong, 3,5-2 cm; leaves glabrous, linear or linear-lanceolate, 10-15x1,8 cm near base, gradually narrowed towards the acute apex, dilated below, sheathing the contracted lowest part at the base; scape 40-60 cm tall, grooved, flowering part only 10-14 cm long; pedicels 5-8 mm long, erect or ± spreading; tepals white with a green midrib, 1-1,2 cm x 3-3,5 mm; fruit 8-10x5-6 mm.
Ecology : Poor steppe with trees; 500 m alt.
  ? Only known from the type (Ledermann 3055) collected in 1909; N Cameroon, Kontscha (7°58’N/02°14’E).
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Record n°14848
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