African Plant Database

Chlorophytum peralbum Poelln.
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, Sist. 1: 217 (1945)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with horizontal rhizome; outer leaves 1-2, lanceolate, erect, acute, to 10 cm long, margins ciliate; inner ones 2-3, linear, 15-55x4-10 mm, acute with short fine apex, base broadened to 2 cm wide, surfaces glabrous, margins ciliate; peduncle rounded, 0,4-1m long glabrous, 1-3 mm Ø, with 6-8 sterile bracts the lowermost 8-20 cm long, the upper ones 1-2 cm long; inflorescence simple, dense, 6-15 cm long, rachis glabrous; bracts lanceolate, 6-10 mm long; pedicels glabrous, 1,5-3 mm long; tepals 6x2 mm, pure white, 1-3-veined; young capsule winged to the middle, emarginate.
Ecology : Stream banks; dry places near river; forest; 1220-1330 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33988
Record n°33988
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