African Plant Database

Drimia simensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stedje
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 15(6): 597 (1995 [1996])
Information on the genus : Drimia
Basionym : Scilla simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scilla simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
 Urginea simensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Schweinf. (1867)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 60 cm tall growing in clusters; leaves produced after flowering, lanceolate, c. 33x3,5 cm; raceme dense, to 10 cm long; pedicels 5-8 mm long; perianth segments free, lanceolate, c. 1x0,3 cm, white with brownish mid-vein; capsule unknown ?
Ecology : Heavily grazed rocky grassland; rare; 2880-3270 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15511
Record n°15511
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