African Plant Database


Chortolirion A. Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for SA : (present)
Status for TA : (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : A “variable, taxonomically controversial monotypic genus that has a history of taxonomic confusion”.
  Floral affinities with Haworthia.

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: 48, 294
  • 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: 577
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 310 (2012).

Bibliography other :
  • Phytotaxa 76(1): 9-12 (2013).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
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Record n°189443 modified 2012-08-16
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