African Plant Database

Chlorophytum capense (L.) Voss
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Vilm. Blumengaertn., ed. 3 1: 1086 (1895)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Basionym : Asphodelus capensis L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asphodelus capensis L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum elatum (Aiton) R. Br. ex Ker Gawl.
=Anthericum elatum Aiton
=Phalangium elatum (Aiton) Poir. (1804)
=Anthericum rouwenortii Gorter
=Phalangium fastigiatum Poir.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 30 - 1220 m. Distribution: EC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 7[4]: 694-695 (1962).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33642
Record n°33642
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