African Plant Database

Chlorophytum parvulum Chiov.
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Pl. Nov. Aethiop. 4 (1928)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to c. 12 cm tall; rhizome densely fibrous; roots with distal tubers; leaves rosulate, lanceolate, 5-20 mm wide, with very prominent papillose nerves, ciliate; raceme simple, dense, glabrous or papillose; peduncle leafless; pedicels 5-8 mm long, articulated in lower half; flowers 2-4 per node; tepals white, 7-9 mm long, 3-nerved; capsule rounded to broadly oblong, 7-13x7-11 mm.
Ecology : Dunes; stony places; silty plains; up to 530 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33985
Record n°33985
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