African Plant Database

Chlorophytum caudatibracteatum Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 30 cm tall with numerous scarcely thickened roots; leaves 3-5 per rosette, greyish green, linear-oblong, 20-30 cm long, glabrous, apex long-acute, base lacking pseudo-petiole; peduncles erect, to 40 cm long; bracts to 3 cm long, apex long-caudate-acuminate; pedicels of the not fully developed flowers 6 mm long, jointed at about middle; tepals ovate-oblong, only 3 mm long, green; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Sandy and stony tree savanna with shrubs; 300 m alt.
  Known only from the type (Ledermann 3408) collected in 1909. Said to be distinguished by its long bracts.
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carte afrique num 33901
Record n°33901
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