African Plant Database

Chlorophytum baturense Krause
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with fibrous and very many moderately thick roots but apparently without tubers; leaves sessile, linear, glabrous, apex acute, 20-30x1,2-1,4 cm; peduncle erect, 16-22 cm tall, the upper half floriferous; pedicels 4-5 mm long, articulated below the flower; tepals white, narrowly oblong, 5x2 mm, apex subacute, dorsally keeled; capsule deeply 3-lobed, blackish brown, 4-5x c. 4-5 mm.
Ecology : Open bush.
  Said to be related to C. camporum from which it differs by its white, not green flowers.
  ? Known only from the type (Mildbraed 4834) collected in March 1911. Cameroon: S Adamaua, Batouri (c. 4°Nx15°4’E). – Taxonomic status uncertain. Not mapped.
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Record n°33888 modified 2013-11-14
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