African Plant Database

Moraea unifoliata R. C. Foster
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Moraea aphylla De Wild. non L.f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 20-35 cm tall, unbranched; corm c. 1,5 cm Ø; leaf 1, 4-7 cm long, 0,3-0,5 cm wide, usually not longer than the spathes, inserted near apex of stem, and usually partly sheathing the inflorescence; bract leaves absent; inflorescence usually 2-flowered; flowers yellow; outer tepals c. 3,5 cm long; inner tepals 2,5-3 cm long; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Moist places along dambo margins; steppe savanna; clayey or sandy soil.
  Near M. bovonei, and other related species: M. balundana, M. tanzanica, M. brevifolia, M. clavata.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 22200
Record n°22200
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