African Plant Database


Moraea callista Goldblatt
Family : IRIDACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64(2): 255 (1977)
Information on the genus : Moraea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb solitary, simple or rarely 1-branched, 30-70 cm tall; corm unknown; leaves 2, the lower basal, the upper cauline, to 7 mm wide; outer spathe 4-6 cm long; flowers blue mauve; tepals fully reflexed, fading to white distally; outer tepals 3-3,5 cm long; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Mountain grassland; 1800-3000 m alt.
  Near M. carsonii.
  Very few collections known.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 22192
 
Record n°22192
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