African Plant Database

Ornithogalum benguellense Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 248 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Ornithogalum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb subglobose, < 2,5 cm Ø; leaves 2-3, subterete, erect, fleshy, glabrous, 15 cm long, very narrow; scape 15-22 cm long; raceme lax, subcylindric, 7,5-10 cm long, pedicels short, erecto-patent; perianth 0,4 cm long; segments white, with a distinct red-brown keel; capsule small, oblong.
Ecology : Sandy thickets; 1240-1650 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15028
Record n°15028
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