African Plant Database

Albuca zenkeri Engl.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 93 (1902) 
Information on the genus : Albuca
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 1 m tall; leaves linear; scape long; raceme densely flowered, 40-50 cm long; bracts 2-3 cm long, 3-5 mm wide at base; pedicels 5 mm long; flowers campanulate; tepals 2,5-2,7x0,6-0,8 cm, yellow with a green keel; fruit 1,8 cm long, 1,5 cm wide.
Ecology : Meadows on slope of rock, in sunny places wet in the rainy season; 900-1000 m alt.
  Said to be near (A. angolensis Welw. =) A. abyssinica, but with longer and less dense raceme, and with wider and obtuse tepals. Taxonomic status uncertain.
  ? Known only from the type (Zenker 1507). Cameroon: Yaounde. Not mapped.
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Record n°14856 modified 2013-11-25
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