African Plant Database

Chlorophytum gallabatense var. micranthum (Baker) Meerts
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chlorophytum micranthum Baker (1878)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum bequaertii De Wild. (1921)
=*Chlorophytum bifolium auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : a small hysteranthous (fire adapted ?) form fide Fl. Trop. E. Afr., l.c., but specimens with fully developed leaves recorded from Zaire, Rusizi Plain; collections from Rwanda referred to as C. gallabatense (Troupin 1988) belong here.
Ecology : – Note: A. Chevalier in Etudes fl. Afric. centr. franç.: 317, 1913 cites C. inundatum A. Chev. from Chad (Chevalier 10523, 8857, 9090, 9115 bis, 9477). The identity of these specimens is uncertain.
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carte afrique num 231964
Record n°231964 created 2013-10-09
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