African Plant Database


Chlorophytum densiflorum Engl.
Family : Anthericaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 470 (1892)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dasystachys densiflora Baker ex Engl.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with ascending lanceolate glabrous leaves 4-10x0,8-1 cm (wide at middle), margins waved; peduncle 5 cm long, simple or forked, pilose; raceme dense, oblong, 3-5 cm long; bracts 5 mm long; pedicels very short; perianth campanulate, 4 mm long; tepals white with reddish-brown keel; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Crumbling termite mounds.
  Known only from the type collected in 1879.
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 33910
 
Record n°33910
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