African Plant Database


Chlorophytum inornatum Ker Gawl.
Family : Anthericaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1071 (1807)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum afzelii Baker (1876)
=Chlorophytum baoulense A. Chev. (1920)
=*Chlorophytum cavalliense A. Chev. (1920)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb c. 30 cm tall (drying green to greenish when pressed); roots fleshy; leaves as long as inflorescence, 6-8 to a plant, pink towards base; petiole 7,5-10 cm long, sheathing stem at base; blade glabrous, acuminate, 15-30x2-4 cm; inflorescence incl. peduncle 15-30 cm long; raceme lax, 15-20 cm long, simple or forked at base; rachis minutely scabrid; bracts scabrid below and on margins, 4-8 mm long; pedicels articulated at middle, 3-4 at each lower node; perianth green to greenish-white, c. 8 mm long; capsule 8 x c. 8 mm.
Ecology : By streams in forest; disturbed forest; sea-level to 1200 m alt.
  Not in W Cameroon (= C. comosum).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 33941
 
Record n°33941
Feedback about this record