African Plant Database

Ornithogalum cernuum Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 547 (1898)
Information on the genus : Ornithogalum
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name (without description)
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stellarioides cernua (Baker) Mart.-Azorín & M. B. Crespo (2011)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Leaves linear, firm, glabrous, 30 cm or more long, 0,4 cm broad at the middle, with a distinct midrib; scape 15-22 cm long; raceme very lax, 15-30 cm long; pedicels slightly drooping, lower ones 1,2 cm long; perianth 0,6 cm long; segments oblong, white with a distinct green keel; fruit unknown ?
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  ? Only known from the type (Buchanan 1337), Malawi, s. loc.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15032
Record n°15032
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