African Plant Database

Polianthes L.
Family : Agavaceae
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous plants with fleshy roots; leaves thin, ± linear, apex point soft
Ecology : Ca 14 species
  W & S Mexico

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: 99
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 345 (2012).
More info on :
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
carte afrique num 193904
Record n°193904 modified 2008-12-27
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