African Plant Database

Chlorophytum altum Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum garuense Engl. & K. Krause
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with thin roots; leaves linear, 30-65x1,2-3,5 cm, glabrous, with distinct nerves; peduncle branched, 0,5-1 m tall; lower bracts 3 cm long, upper ones 6-8 mm; pedicels 4-7 mm long; tepals greenish white, linear, 5-6 x c. 1 mm; fruit ovoid, 5-6x6-7 mm, 3-lobed, apex emarginate.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; flooded depression in savanna; 300-500 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 33879
Record n°33879
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