African Plant Database

Chlorophytum brevipedunculatum Poelln.
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, Sist. 1: 221 (1945)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous herb, glabrous except for bracts and filaments; leaves (oblong-)lanceolate, 4-6, 30-38x3-5 cm; peduncle 2-4 cm long; raceme erect, simple, 5-7 cm long; pedicels 1-several per node, erect, articulated below the flower, 1-2 mm long; bracts 1,5-2 cm long; tepals 5,5-6x1-1,5 mm, blunt, white, 5-nerved; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Thornbush savanna (former cultivations); 750 m alt.
  ? Only known from the type (Ledermann 3748) collected in 1909; Cameroon, Sagosche (8°18Nx13°32E). – Not mapped.
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Record n°33896 modified 2013-11-14
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