African Plant Database

Scilla schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 475 (1892)
Information on the genus : Scilla
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Scilla palludosa A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Known from the type (Schweinfurth 1898); Sudan, Jur, Ghattas’s Zeriba (7°26’Nx28°32’E), collected in 1869. Also known in Chad, Chevalier 10530, 9181, 9238, s. n., 9142, 9061, 9447 (Scilla paludosa sp. nov. in sched.); Centr. Afric. Rep.: Chevalier 8429, 8687, all collected in 1903 (non 4487, collected in Bénin). Ferruginous plateaux; bare plains on Bahr Sara River.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°15157 modified 2013-11-26
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