African Plant Database


Dipcadi vaginatum Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 523 (1898)
Information on the genus : Dipcadi
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ornithogalum vaginatum (Baker) J. C. Manning & Goldblatt
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dipcadi baumii Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Dipcadi thollonianum Hua (1897)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 10-55 cm tall; bulb ovoid, 1-2,5 cm Ø; leaf single, linear, 12-20 x 0,3-1 cm long, lower third clasping the scape, pubescent in lower parts; scape one, ciliate; raceme 3-10-flowered; pedicels 0,5-2 cm long, pubescent; flowers green; perianth segments to 10-12 mm long, outer with caudate appendages 5-20 mm long; fruit obovate, c. 1,5 cm long.
Ecology : Wooded grassland; c. 125-1150 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.4 m. Alt: 855 - 1065 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Edinburgh J. Bot. 60[3]: 552 (2004).

Bibliography other :
  • Taxon 58: 99 (2009)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 15191
 
Record n°15191
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