African Plant Database

Chlorophytum petraeum Nordal & Thulin
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 13(3): 274 (1993)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 32 cm tall; rhizome short, slightly fibrous; roots fleshy, without tubers; leaves rosulate, several, lanceolate, to 20 mm wide, margins ciliate; inflorescence unbranched, glabrous; peduncle glabrous, with leaves and bracts along all its length; pedicels 3-8 mm long, articulated near middle or in the lower half; tepals white, medially greenish, 5-8 mm long, 3-nerved; capsule 4-5x5-7 mm, persistent perianth forming a long beak.
Ecology : Rock crevices; grassy patches in evergreen bushland; stony soil; often in shady places; 400-1600 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33991
Record n°33991
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