African Plant Database

Cyrtanthus welwitschii Hiern ex Baker
Protologue : J. Bot. 16: 197 (1878) 
Information on the genus : Cyrtanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with bulb to 2,5 cm Ø; leaves linear
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Ecology : Marshy places on banks of stream, along with Aroides hastata, Typha angustifolia; burnt grassland, often in damp hollows; sporadic but locally abundant; c. 2000 m alt. (Malawi).
  Known from 6 collections ! Resembling C. breviflorus but flowers red.
  Disjunct area.
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carte afrique num 16304
Record n°16304
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