African Plant Database

Cryptostephanus vansonii I. Verd.
Protologue : Fl. Pl. South Africa 23: t. 885 (1943)
Information on the genus : Cryptostephanus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen clump-forming geophyte; rhizome short, heavily tunicated; roots fleshy; leaves strap-shaped, evergreen, dark green, arcuate
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Ecology : In forest growing between rocks; many specimens under the trees and among rocks on a southern slope of the Vumba Mountains, c. 1650 m alt.; 1600-2000 m alt.
  Easy to grow and flower; propagated by seed or division of offsets from thick clumps. Resembling a slender leafed Clivia, or a white-flowered form of Tulbaghia simmleri.
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carte afrique num 16389
Record n°16389
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