African Plant Database

Moraea tanzanica Goldblatt
Protologue : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64(2): 283 (1977)
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb solitary, 20-35 cm tall; corm c. 1,5 cm Ø; leaf 1, channelled, 15-25 cm long, 3-6 mm wide, seldom reaching beyond the midline of the spathes, inserted shortly above ground level; stem simple; bract leaves 2, usually overlapping; flowers pale yellow with deeper yellow nectar guides; outer tepals 5,5-7 cm long; inner ones 3,5-4,8 cm long.
Ecology : Open grassland; > 2000 m alt.
  Related to the M. textilis complex: M. verdickii, M. brevifolia, M. clavata.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64: 283 (1977).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 22174
Record n°22174
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