African Plant Database

Moraea afro-orientalis Goldblatt
Protologue : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64(2): 255 (1977)
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 15-40 cm tall; corm 1,2-2 cm Ø; with 1 basal leaf, usually sheathing the lower half of the stem, 2-5 mm wide; stem usually 1-3-branched; flowers blue to violet; outer tepals 1,8-2,6 cm long, with orange nectar guides at base of limbs; anthers c. 4,5 mm long; ovary 3-5 mm long.
Ecology : (Stony) grassland; 1400-2400 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°22186 modified 2013-09-11
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