African Plant Database

Chlorophytum chariense A. Chev.
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France lv. Mem. VIII. 91 (1908) 
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name (without description)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with tuberous base and numerous roots, with remains of old leaf-bases; leaves 6-8, erect; petiole 2-3 cm long, white, canaliculate; blade oblong-lanceolate, 16x3-3,5 cm, glabrous, hard, apex acute; peduncle 2 cm long; raceme simple, 3-4 cm long, loose at base, dense at apex; flowers 2-3 per node; pedicels ascending, 1-1,5 mm long; bracts 12 mm long; perianth white, 5 mm long; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Sandstone; c. 650 m alt.
  A depauperate form of another Chlorophytum species ?
  ? Only known from the syntypes (Chevalier 8370, 8371), Central Afric. Rep.: Kouti, Télé; collected in 1903. – Not mapped.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°33905
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