African Plant Database

Moraea iringensis Goldblatt
Protologue : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64(2): 258 (1977); Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64: 258 (1977)
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb solitary, 10-30 cm tall, usually branched; corm c. 1 cm Ø; leaf 1, to 6 mm wide; sheathing portion of bract leaves short; flowers blue; outer tepals 3 cm long, inner ones 2 cm long; anthers c. 6 mm long; ovary 0,7-1,3 cm long; capsule known: oblong, c. 1,2 cm long, included in the spathes.
Ecology : Grassland; open Brachystegia woodland. Fairly common around Mufindi and Njombe (Tanzania); 1800-2250 m alt.
  Near M. afro-orientalis.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 22173
Record n°22173
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