African Plant Database

Moraea clavata R. C. Foster
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Moraea gracilis Baker
=Moraea schaijesiorum Geerinck (2003)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb often in clumps, 15-35 cm tall; corm 1-1,5 cm Ø; leaf 1, linear, inserted midway of the stem, usually 5-20x0,2-0,4 cm; stem simple; bract leaf 1, 3-4 cm long; flowers yellow; inner spathe 4,5-6 cm long, outer 2/3 as long; outer tepals 2-3,5 cm long.
Ecology : Moist habitats: stream banks, dambo margins, seeps; sandy short thicket-grown pastures; 1450-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1993). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12[4]: 23
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carte afrique num 22177
Record n°22177
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