African Plant Database

Chlorophytum ramosissimum Nordal & Thulin
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 13(3): 275 (1993)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 15-45 cm tall; rhizome moniliform, fibrous; roots slender, with distal tubers; leaves linear, rosulate, 12-25 cm x 2,5-4 mm, usually folded, margins and nerves minutely scabrous, or glabrous; peduncle leafless, minutely scabrous or glabrous; raceme compound, much-branched; lower pedicels 1,5-5 cm long, upper shorter, articulated 1-1,5 mm below flowers, papillose or glabrous, 1-8 per node; tepals white, 5,5-7 mm long, 3-nerved; capsule 2,2-3x4,4-5,5 mm, the perianth forming an apical beak.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland on sand; 150-300 m alt.
  Indicated from Ethiopia by Nordal and Thulin in Nord. J. Bot. 13: 276, 1993; not in Fl. Eth. & Eritrea 6, 1997 or in “Additions” in Vol. 1, 2009; not cited by Sebsebe Demissew & al., Flow. Eth. & Eritrea…, 2003
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 34002
Record n°34002
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