African Plant Database

Chlorophytum nervatum (C. H. Wright) Poelln.
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Basionym : Dasystachys nervata C. H. Wright
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dasystachys nervata C. H. Wright (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Base (rhizome) unknown; leaves oblong, 15x1,5 cm, acuminate, rigid, glabrous on both sides; peduncle 22 cm long, cylindrical, minutely puberulous towards apex; raceme 10 cm long, rachis and pedicels glabrous; pedicels 2 mm long; tepals oblong, strongly concave, obtuse, 3,5x1,5 mm, white, yellow-puberulous at apex outside, 1-veined; capsule 4 mm .
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Said to be related to D. grantii (= Chlorophytum africanum), but bracts much longer than flowers and leaves not erect. Also compared with C. inexpectatum (= C. silvaticum).
  ? Known only from the type (C. E. F. Allen 338) collected in 1906: Zambia, between Broken Hill zinc mine (1427Sx2827E) and Bwana Mcuba copper mine (1301Sx2841E). Not figuring in Fl. Zambes. 13/1, 2008
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Record n°33975
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