African Plant Database

Chlorophytum arcuatoramosum Drumm.
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 1,8-3 m tall; leaves rosulate, ensiform, 1,2 m x 6-10 cm, margin ciliate; peduncle smooth, glabrous, to 1 cm Ø; inflorescence with spreading branches, to 30 cm long; branches to 3 mm Ø, arcuate, densely racemose towards apex; pedicels 1-3 per node, 2,5-6,5 mm long, articulated at the very apex; perianth segments white, 9 mm broad, 3-nerved, the outer ones papillose outside, minutely ciliate at apex, inside bearded at base; capsule strongly 3-lobed, 8-10x7-8 mm Ø, apex emarginate, base truncate, lobes 4 mm wide.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; 900 m alt.
  A striking species. Related to C. longifolium, C. colubrinum.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 33883
Record n°33883
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