African Plant Database


Trachyandra Kunth
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 4: 573 (1843) 
 
Species
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : conserved name
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Plants with a short non-bulbous vertical rhizome; leaves soft-textured; inflorescence an axillary raceme or panicle; pedicels not articulated; flowers short-lived, perianth of 6 free tepals; stamens 6; fruit a loculicidal capsule
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Ecology : Genus of some 54 species
  sub-Saharan Africa (centred in the SW Cape), SW Arabian Peninsula, Madagascar.

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: 60
  • 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
  • S. African J. Bot. 76: 499-510 (2010).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 324 (2012).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 195531
 
Record n°195531 modified 2009-02-12
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