African Plant Database

Chlorophytum scabrum Baker
Family : Anthericaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 497 (1898)
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum hispidulum Rendle (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb from a tuberous rootstock, crowned with ovate scales; roots slender; leaves 6-8 per stem with petiole 7,5-10 cm long; blade oblong-lanceolate, scabrous, 15-22,5x3,7-5 cm, with close raised densely pubescent ribs beneath; peduncle very short; raceme simple, dense, oblong, 5 cm long; bracts small; pedicels short, articulated above middle, the lower geminate; flowers unknown; capsule subglobose, 0,4 cm long.
Ecology : Gravelly soil in wooded places.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 34005
Record n°34005
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