African Plant Database

Xerophyta stenophylla Baker
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 265 (1878)
Information on the genus : Xerophyta
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vellozia stenophylla (Baker) Welw. ex B. J. Jacks.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby plant; branches 1,2-1,9 cm Ø with rigid remains of fallen leaves at base; leaves 6-8 in a rosette, 15-20 cm long, 0,3 cm wide, rigid, glabrous, acuminate, triquetrous, somewhat scabrid beneath; flowers not seen.
Ecology : Angola, Moçamedes, near Cazemba; rocky mountainous places, with sand; in dense clusters.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°232245 created 2013-11-01 - modified 2013-11-01
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