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Chlorophytum fasciculatum (Baker) Kativu
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Basionym : Anthericum fasciculatum Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anthericum fasciculatum Baker (1876)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anthericum subulatum Baker (1901)
=Anthericum hereroense Schinz (1901)
=Anthericum hereroense var. longibracteatum Poelln.
=Anthericum conrathii Baker (1904)
=Anthericum lydenburgense Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum wilmsii Diels ex Poelln. (1944)
=Anthericum andongense var. glabrum Poelln.
=Anthericum subulatum var. longibracteatum Poelln.
=Anthericum wilmsii Diels ex Burtt Davy & Pott-Leendertz
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb tufted, occasionally solitary, 9-45 cm tall; rhizome densely covered with fibrous remains of old leaf-bases; leaves basal many, 4-30 cm x 1-3 mm, coriaceous, shortly pubescent on veins, margins ciliate; peduncle terete, closely ribbed, glabrous or shortly pubescent on ribs; inflorescence unbranched, lax, longer than leaves; bracts small; pedicels 1-3 per node, articulated below middle, to 10 mm long in fruit; perianth white; tepals 10-14 mm long, 3-veined; capsule ovoid, shallowly deltoid, c. 9 mm long.
Ecology : Grassland; 20-1400 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht up to 0.6 m. Alt: 625 - 1776 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Nord. J. Bot. 13: 59-65 (1993).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 33650
Record n°33650
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