African Plant Database


Bulbine Wolf
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herbs with non-bulbous rhizome; flowers numerous, stellate, in racemes, yellow; pedicels not articulated; petal segments free, stamens equal, filaments densely hairy towards tips; fruit a loculicidal capsule.
Ecology : Several species are cultivated as ornamentals
  Genus of some 70 species in eastern and southern Africa, mostly in S. Africa; 5 species in Australia

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 59
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 587
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 315 (2012).

Bibliography other :
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 72, 108 (2014)
 
More info on :
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Map
carte afrique num 188892
 
Record n°188892 modified 2008-12-27
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