African Plant Database

Albuca sudanica A. Chev.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France lv. Mem. VIII. 93 (1908) 
Information on the genus : Albuca
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Urginea mankonensis (A. Chev.) Hutch.
=*Albuca mankonensis A. Chev. (1920)
=Albuca narcissifolia A. Chev. (1911) (1920), non A.Chev. (1907)
=*Albuca sassandrensis A. Chev. (1920)
=Albuca septentrionalis Quézel (1957)
=Urginea narcissifolia (A. Chev.) Hutch. (1936) p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulbous herb with leaves spreading horizontally, tapering from near base to a broadly acuminate apex, 38-65x3-4 cm, margin smooth, undulate; scape green, 50-80 cm tall; raceme lax 15-25 cm long; pedicels c. 4 mm long; tepals dull yellowish-green, 1-1,4 cm long; fruit ovoid, c. 1 cm long.
Ecology : Savanna; humid earthy bank with Tripogon multiflorus; to 2500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. :

Bibliography other :
  • Taxon 58: 96 (2009)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 14851
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