African Plant Database

Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel
Protologue : Gartenflora 131 (1864)
Information on the genus : Clivia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel var. miniata (1864)
 Vallota miniata Lindl. (1854)
Taxon infra-specific
Clivia miniata var. citrina Watson
Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel var. miniata (1864)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with thick short rhizome, without stem; leaves evergreen, clustered at end of rhizome, ± in 2 ranks, strap-shaped
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Ecology : In mountain grassland; on sandstone and dolorite; on top of or between rocks, boulders, roots; in well-drained humus-rich debris on screes or between roots of high canopy trees.
  The most commonly cultivated Clivia with many clones and hybrids.
  Cultivated in E Africa. Native in E S. Africa, E. Swaziland, reaching the Mozambique border
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Record n°175382
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