African Plant Database

Drimia congesta Bullock
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 504 (1932)
Information on the genus : Drimia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, robust, to 1 m tall, flowering before the leaves; leaves lanceolate, ciliate; raceme extremely dense with 100-140 flowers per 10 cm; pedicels 4-8 mm long; perianth segments 1,3-1,9 cm long, united 3-4 mm, pinkish or cream with mauve lines; filaments narrowly triangular and united with the perianth segments, free part to 1,2 cm long; capsule ovoid, 1-1,4 cm long, apex cuspidate.
Ecology : Grassland; rocky outcrops; 2800-3000 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15497
Record n°15497
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