African Plant Database

Moraea bovonei Chiov.
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 40 cm tall; corm unknown; leaf 1, terete, c. 40 cm long, inserted at base of inflorescence; stem with a long lower internode at the apex of which are 2 herbaceous bract leaves c. 3,5 cm long and the inflorescence; inner spathe c. 6 cm long, the outer slightly shorter; flower yellow; outer tepals to 2,6 cm long, inner ones 2,4 cm long; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Marshes; 1350 m alt.
  Near M. balundana, M. unifoliata.
  Only known from the type (Bovone 12, Zaire, Ditungula, 1350 m alt.), collected in 1914.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 22191
Record n°22191
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