African Plant Database

Drimia porphyrantha (Bullock) Stedje
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 7(6): 665 (1987)
Information on the genus : Drimia
Basionym : Urginea porphyrantha Bullock
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Urginea porphyrantha Bullock (1932)
 Urginavia porphyrantha (Bullock) Speta
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb c. 10-15 cm tall, usually flowering before the leaves; leaves lanceolate, 7-15x c. 2 cm; raceme 50-90-flowered; pedicels 0,9-1,5 cm, spreading; perianth segments free or united to 2 mm, whitish with a purple abaxial band, 6-8 mm long; capsule subglobose, c. 6x7 mm.
Ecology : Grassland; 2000-2300 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15510
Record n°15510
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