African Plant Database

Trachyandra saltii (Baker) Oberm.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Information on the genus : Trachyandra
Basionym : Anthericum saltii Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anthericum saltii Baker (1876)
 Anthericum oatesii Baker (1878)
 Trachyandra saltii var. oatesii (Baker) Oberm.
 Trachyandra saltii (Baker) Oberm. var. saltii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anthericum albovaginatum Peter ex Poelln.
=Anthericum filiforme var. reflexipilosum Kuntze
=Trachyandra reflexipilosa (Kuntze) Oberm. (1962)
=Trachyandra saltii var. secunda (K. Krause & Dinter) Oberm. (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Anthericum secundum K. Krause & Dinter
=Urginea pilosula Engl. (1902)
=Chlorophytum pilosum Dammer (1912)
=Anthericum micranthum Baker (1891)
=Anthericum elongatum var. holostachyum Baker (1896)
=Anthericum crassiusculum Dinter (1928)
=Anthericum aristatum Poelln. (1941)
=Anthericum brevitepalum Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum gracilitepalum Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum amboense Poelln. (1943)
=Anthericum cepifolium Dinter ex Poelln. (1943)
=Anthericum lanzae Cufod. (1939)
=Anthericum kässneri Poelln. (1941)
=Anthericum betschuanicum Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum blepharophyllum Peter ex Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum harrarense Poelln. (1941)
=Anthericum omissum Poelln. (1942)
Taxon infra-specific
Trachyandra saltii var. oatesii (Baker) Oberm.
Trachyandra saltii (Baker) Oberm. var. saltii
Trachyandra saltii var. secunda (K. Krause & Dinter) Oberm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous grass-like stemless herb, 15-70 cm tall
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Ecology : Rocky grassland; margins of evergreen forest; dambo grassland; short dry grassland on Kalahari sand; around granite and limestone outcrops; open miombo woodland; usually on sandy soil; burned or degraded grassland; 5-3550 m alt. – Usually pyrophytic
  Very variable; the varieties described are based on size and orientation of the pedicels
  Namibia, S. Africa, Botswana; Yemen.
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carte afrique num 175473
Record n°175473
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