African Plant Database

Scilla welwitschii Poelln.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, Sist. 1: 214 (1945)
Information on the genus : Scilla
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Scilla polyphylla Baker (1878) non Royle
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : ? Only known from the type (Welwitsch 3832, type of S. polyphlla); Angola, Pungo Andongo, near Candumba and Tunda Quilombo, collected in 1857. Sandy places; densely crowded over very wide areas; rocky slopes.
  Probably a Ledebouria.
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Record n°15173 modified 2013-11-26
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