African Plant Database

Xerophyta goetzei (Harms) L. B. Sm. & Ayensu
Protologue : Kew Bull. 29(1): 188 (1974)
Information on the genus : Xerophyta
Basionym : Barbacenia goetzei Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Barbacenia goetzei Harms (1900)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub; stem erect, branched, 1-2 m tall; branches 0,8-1 cm Ø; leaf sheaths convex, dark castaneous, densely pubescent beneath toward apex; blade linear, 14-23x0,4-0,8 cm, subsericeous-pubescent; flowers solitary; peduncle 4-7 cm long, glabrous; perianth pale blue; tepals 4-5 cm long; ovary glabrous; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Gregarious, among rocks; dry sunny slopes; 600 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 15777
Record n°15777 modified 2007-01-30
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