African Plant Database

Savannosiphon euryphyllus (Harms) Goldblatt & Marais
Protologue : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66(4): 849 (1980)
Information on the genus : Savannosiphon
Basionym : Lapeirousia euryphylla Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lapeirousia euryphylla Harms
 Acidanthera euryphylla (Harms) Diels
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lapeirousia euryphylla var. minor Geerinck
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 15-70 cm tall; corm round-based c. 1 cm Ø; leaves 3-5, lower 1-3 laminate, plicate, ± as long to slightly longer than the stem, the upper ones shorter, partly to almost entirely sheathing; stem erect, compressed, 2-winged, unbranched; spike 1-6-flowered; bracts 4-30 cm long, inner ones shorter than the outer; flowers actinomorphic, white; tube 8-12,5 cm long with stamens included; style branches deeply forked.
Ecology : Woodland; wooded grassland; often associated with termite mounds; stream banks; clayey red ground; 1100-2000 m alt.
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Record n°22700 modified 2016-08-10
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