African Plant Database

Ledebouria luteola Jessop
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 36: 260 (1970); J. S. African Bot. 36: 260-262 (1970)
Information on the genus : Ledebouria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb 3,5-5 cm long with scales usually yellow especially when dried, except for the few brown membranous outer ones, longitudinally ridged and producing copious threads when torn – these threads usually seen even on herbarium material; leaves 4-10, erect, narrowly lanceolate, spotted, 8-13 cm long, margin discolorous; inflorescences 1-2, straight, 8-9 cm long, dense, with 30-60 flowers; capsule globose.
Ecology : Ecology in Zimbabwe ?
  Said to be difficult to distinguish from L. cooperi.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.15 m. Alt: ? - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°15263 modified 2008-09-24
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