African Plant Database

Dipcadi ledermannii Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 149 (1910)
Information on the genus : Dipcadi
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with ovoid bulb 2x1,5 cm; leaves glabrous, narrowly linear, 20-30 cm x6-8 mm, base amplexicaul, folded; scape to 60 cm tall, slender; pedicels 4-7 mm long; perianth segments yellowish brown, fused on 4-5 mm length, outer and inner appendages c. 1 cm long; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Pool in marshy short grass savanna.
  ? Only known from the type (Ledermann 4257) collected in 1910; Cameroon, near Godi River (8°52’Nx13°54’E).
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Record n°15226 modified 2013-11-25
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