African Plant Database

Chlorophytum hiranense Nordal & Thulin
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 13(3): 265 (1993)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 15-23 cm tall from a fibrous rhizome; roots with distal ± ellipsoid tubers; leaves 1-2, basal, linear-lanceolate, erect or spreading, glabrous, 6-12x0,3-0,8 cm, acute, with prominent veins, margins undulate with 0,15 mm wide border; peduncle glabrous; raceme simple or few-branched, glabrous; pedicels single, 8-20 mm long, articulated c. 1 mm below the flowers, glabrous; tepals c. 5-6 mm long; capsule 3-lobed, c. 4x8 mm.
Ecology : In shade on rocky limestone slope with low Commiphora, Boswellia bushland; 200 m alt.
  Close to C. applanatum.
  Known only from the type collected in 1985.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33934
Record n°33934
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