African Plant Database

Chlorophytum longiscapum Dammer
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 364 (1912) 
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with linear-lanceolate leaves c. 30x1 cm, glabrous with c. 20 longitudinal nerves; peduncle erect, c. 60 cm long, 0,5 cm Ø, mostly leafless, glabrous, with flowers at tip; bracts ovate, acute, 8-11 mm long; pedicels 4 mm long, jointed below the flower; tepals pale pink with darker mid streak, 5x1,5 mm; capsule broadly obovate, deeply lobed, 5x8 mm.
Ecology : Narrow valley, without shade.
  Not cited in Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Anthericaceae (1997) nor in Fl. Zambes. 13/1 (2008). Type: Busse 705; lost ? Collected in 1900.
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Record n°33961
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