African Plant Database

Dipcadi oxylobum Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 246 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Dipcadi
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with bulb 1,2-1,8 cm Ø, outer tunics pale; leaves 2, narrowly linear, complicate, glabrous, 10-15 cm long; peduncle 15-22,5 cm long; raceme lax, subsecund, 5-10-flowered; pedicels short; perianth green tinged cinnamon-red; tube oblong, 0,4 cm long; inner segments flat, rather longer than tube; outer complicate, falcate, 0,3-0,4 cm longer than inner; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Slopes bearing short herbage with huge rocks; 720-1140 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1856.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15237
Record n°15237
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