African Plant Database

Drimia ledermannii Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 444 (1914) 
Information on the genus : Drimia
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb; bulb ± ovoid, 2-3 cm long, 1,5-2 cm Ø, pink; leaves unknown; scape tall, slender brownish white, 40-60 cm long, incl. raceme 10-18 cm long; pedicels 2-5 mm long; flowers white, 0,8-1 cm long, fused on 3-4 mm, segments reflexed; filaments very thin; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Open wooded savanna in hilly landscape; 900-1420 m alt.
  ? Known only from the syntypes (Ledermann 1963, 2264, 2746) collected in 1908, 1909 and 1909, respectively. N Cameroon
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Record n°15505 modified 2013-11-25
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