African Plant Database

Chlorophytum affine Baker var. affine
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chlorophytum affine Baker
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum conspicuum Poelln. (1947)
=Chlorophytum pubescens Peter ex Poelln. (1947)
=*Chlorophytum uvivense auct. Agnew in Upland Kenya Wild Flowers., ed. 2: 318 (1994), non Poelln.
=Anthericum taylorianum Rendle (1895)
=Anthericum turuense Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum pubirhachis Baker (1876)
=*Dasystachys graminea A. Chev. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large plant with long straight peduncle and leaves 11-22 mm wide; widespread.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : 318 (1994).
  • (1997). Flora of Tropical East Africa Anthericaceae: 23-24
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 33763
Record n°33763
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