African Plant Database

Chlorophytum huyghei De Wild.
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 5 3: 55 (1909)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with c. 14 leaves in basal rosette, sheathing at base; petiole glabrous, c. 18 cm long, 1,4 cm Ø, canaliculate, reddish outside; blade lanceolate, 30x5-6 cm, base cuneate, apex long-acute, margins crisped-undulate; inflorescence 25-80 cm long, bracts leaf-like diminishing upwards, rachis glabrous; fertile bracts c. 3 cm long, acute, reddish at base; pedicels 1-3 per node, c. 8 mm long, articulated c. 2 mm below the perianth; tepals 5-6x2 mm; capsule glabrous, other details not given.
Ecology : Ecology not recorded.
  Known only from the type collected in 1908; Zaire, Bokele (1°30’Sx20°37’E). – Not mapped.
  Compared with C. macrophyllum by De Wildeman, l.c. Meerts & Bjorå, l.c., suggest C. sparsiflorum.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°33939
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