African Plant Database

Hypoxis canaliculata Baker
Information on the genus : Hypoxis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Resembling H. filiformis in habit, but: tunics fibrous, leaves 1 mm wide, flowers larger, tepals c. 1 cm long and densely whitish strigose-sericeous, with appressed stellate hairs on leaf margins and upper part of scape; also resembling H. symoensiana but seeds black with a thin cuticle.
Ecology : Sandy hill-pastures, plentiful.
  However, cited by Wiland-Szyma?ska (2001: 314) also from Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zaire/Shaba, Muhila (see our map p. 000). The species occurs perhaps there, but more studies are needed to confirm its presence outside Angola.
  Originally described from Angola (known only from the type, Welwitsch 4057
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 22800
Record n°22800
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