African Plant Database

Chlorophytum bracteatum Hua
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 10: 673 (1897)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Taxon infra-specific
Chlorophytum bracteatum var. humile A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with short oblique rhizome with thickened fibres; leaves many, with channelled petiole 7-20 cm long and enlarged base; blade lanceolate, 8-18x1,7-3,2 cm, membranous, sparsely villous beneath; peduncles 2-3, short, glabrous; raceme lax, c. 15 cm long, bracts c. 2,5 cm long; pedicels 2-3 per node, articulated above middle; tepals white, linear, 5-7x1 mm, apex thickened, hooded; capsule 3-lobed, apex emarginate.
Ecology : Collected in Nigeria, Nupe (Barter 1314, ex Hua) and Congo Brazzaville, Ngoma (= ? Tsé-Tsé; Lecomte B 104). – Not mapped. – Not figuring in Fl. W. Trop. Afr., ed. 2, 3/1, 1968.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°33894
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