African Plant Database

Chlorophytum herrmannii Nordal & Sebsebe
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Pl. Divers. & Complex. Patterns (I.Friis & H.Balslev) 326 (2005)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with horizontal rhizome; roots fleshy without tubers; leaves lanceolate, rosulate, slightly petiolate, to 30x3,5 cm, crispy-undulate, ciliate on veins below and on margins; peduncle 2-2,5 cm long, prostrate, short-hairy; inflorescence much branched; bracts leaf-like, to 2-0,5 cm, ciliate on margins and veins; pedicels straight, 2-4 per node, 5-6 mm long, articulated in lower half; tepals white, tips brownish, 5-6x2 mm, 3-5-veined; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Open rocky outcrop in thicket of Oxytenanthera abyssinica; c. 1600 m alt.
  • Biol. Skr. 55: 323 (2005)
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    Record n°228195 created 2013-01-21
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