African Plant Database

Chlorophytum camporum Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with tuberous roots; leaves c. 15 per rosette, erect, strap-like, 18-25x0,7-0,9 cm, base tapering into pseudo-petiole; peduncle 15 cm long; spike erect, 25-38 cm long; bracts 7 mm long; pedicels 2-3 per node, jointed above middle; tepals white, 5-6 mm long; capsule broadly ovoid, blackish brown, 5x5 mm, 3-lobed, apex deeply cordate-emarginate.
Ecology : Probably forest or grassland; 800 m alt.
  Known only from the type (Ledermann 1401) collected in 1908.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 33900
Record n°33900
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