African Plant Database

Hypoxis symoensiana Wiland
Protologue : Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 42[2]: 421 (1997)
Information on the genus : Hypoxis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 7,5-10 cm tall; rhizome c. 2,5 cm Ø; tunic fibrous, glabrous, 3-5,5 cm high; outer leaves c. 3, ovate, 3,3-5,5x0,8-1,2 cm, margins and midrib ciliate below; inner leaves narrow-linear, 4,5-10x0,2-0,3 cm, margins and midrib long hispid below; scapes 4-5, 4,5-9,5 cm long, 0,2 cm Ø (just below inflorescence), narrowly winged and ciliate at base, pubescent; inflorescence racemose; raceme 2-4-flowered; tepals 6, ovate, acute, c. 7x3 mm, pubescent outside along lower half of midrib; seed red-brown, cuticle thick.
Ecology : Grasslands; miombo; 1650-2050 m alt.
  Resembling H. canaliculata, H. angustifolia.
  Known from only 3 collections.
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carte afrique num 22844
Record n°22844 modified 2013-08-02
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