African Plant Database


Hypoxis cuanzensis Welw. ex Baker
Family : HYPOXIDACEAE
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 265 (1880 [1878])
Notes : [sensu Nordal & al., 2001 & Zimudzi, 1997 = H. schimperi]
Information on the genus : Hypoxis
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with a large compact tuber; flowers bright yellow; leaves erect to patulous, coriaceous, subfleshy (Rendle in Cat. Welwitsch’s Afric. pl. 2/1: 31, 1899). Closely related to H. schimperi, but they differ somewhat in seed cuticular folding: testa papillose, each papilla without a minute wrinkled cuticle and 3-4 longitudinal narrow wing-like ribs; leaves somewhat narrower, with more prominent veins; perianth limb 0,6 cm long.
Ecology : Damp meadows.
  Originally described from Angola, but very close to H. schimperi (E Africa), also very near H. monanthos (C. Africa).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 22801
 
Record n°22801 modified 2013-11-01
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