African Plant Database

Xerophyta scabrida (Pax) T. Durand & Schinz
Protologue : Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 271 (1894)
Notes : [sensu McPherson & al., 1997, p.p. = X. tanzaniana]
Information on the genus : Xerophyta
Basionym : Barbacenia scabrida Pax
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Barbacenia scabrida Pax (1892)
 Vellozia scabrida (Pax) Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby plant with short stem covered with fan-like leaf sheaths to 3 cm long; blade 10-15x0,5-0,7 cm; flowers solitary; peduncles 7-10 cm long, glandular especially toward apex; perianth white to pale mauve; tepals 2,5-3,5 cm long, glandular; anthers mostly 1,2-1,6 cm long; ovary turbinate c. 1 cm long, densely glandular.
Ecology : Ecology ?
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°15784 modified 2013-11-01
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