African Plant Database

Albuca seineri (Engl. & K. Krause) J. C. Manning & Goldblatt
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Protologue : Taxon 58(1): 92 (2009)
Information on the genus : Albuca
Basionym : Bulbine seineri Engl. & K. Krause
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ornithogalum seineri (Engl. & K. Krause) Oberm. (1961)
 Bulbine seineri Engl. & K. Krause (1910)
 Battandiera seineri (Engl. & K. Krause) Mart.-Azorín, M. B. Crespo & Juan (2011)
 Anthericum seineri (Engl. ex Krause) Poelln.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Urginea langii Bremek. (1933)
=Ornithogalum filibracteatum Oberm. (1937)
=Ornithogalum wilmaniae F. M. Leight. (1945)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to c. 60 cm tall; bulb ovoid, c. 8 cm Ø, outer scales grey-brown; leaves erect, lanceolate, to c. 60 x 1-2,5 cm, sometimes dark speckled at base; inflorescence subcorymbose, dense, 5-15 cm long; bracts 0,7-3 cm long, filiform from a broad base; pedicels 2-4,5 cm long; perianth segments oblong, 1,2-1,8 cm long, white with 3-5 prominent central green nerves; capsule broadly 3-lobed, 1,2x2 cm.
Ecology : In S. Africa, Botswana and Namibia in sandy or shallow soils; wooded grassland, mopane woodland; limestone outcrops; grey humus-rich soil between calcareous gravel; 800-1000 m alt.
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carte afrique num 222366
Record n°222366 created 2010-06-28
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