African Plant Database


Littonia flavovirens Dammer
Family : COLCHICACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 360 (1912)
Information on the genus : Littonia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gloriosa flavovirens (Dammer) J. C. Manning & Vinn.
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gloriosa flavovirens (Dammer) J. C. Manning & Vinn. (2007)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stem c. 30 cm tall, ± angulate; leaves sessile, ovate-lanceolate, 4,5-6x1,2-2,5 cm, base oblique, apex acute, recurved, “similar to the base of Gloriosa tendril”; flowers single; pedicels 4-4,5 cm long, triangular, glabrous, apex recurved; bracts absent; tepals yellowish-green, lanceolate, 1,5x0,5 cm, crested outside towards base; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Ecology unknown. Known only from the type (Mechow 371); Angola: Malange. Not mapped.
  Said to be near L. littonioides (L. welwitschii).
 
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Map
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Record n°30300 modified 2013-10-14
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