African Plant Database

Moraea verdickii De Wild.
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 4 17 (1903)
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Moraea ventricosa f. verdickii (De Wild.) Geerinck (2001)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 45-75 cm tall, unbranched; corm c. 2 cm Ø; leaf 1, 0,4-1,2 cm wide, inserted near base of the stem but often to 10 cm above ground; stem with 2-4 herbaceous bract leaves; flowers yellow; outer tepals 5-10 cm long; inner ones 4,5-7 cm long; anthers 1-1,4 cm long.
Ecology : Rocky grassland; forest margins; light woodland; seasonally wet sites; 1100-1700 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]: 20
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