African Plant Database

Scilla simiarum Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 249 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Scilla
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Known from the type (Welwitsch 3821); Angola, Luanda, near Quicuxe, collected in 1854. And reported by Hua (l. c.) from Centr. Afric. Rep., Bangui (Dybowski 531).The same species ? Sandy places flooded in summer, very dry in winter (Welwitsch); on rocks in the Oubangui River falls (Hua).
  The specimen Welwitsch 3822 cited by Rendle, Cat. Afric. Pl. Welwitsch 2/1: 62, 1899, is perhaps another species. Specimen Welwitsch 3823 is the type of Scilla arenaria.
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Record n°15160 modified 2013-11-26
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