African Plant Database


Trachyandra malosana (Baker) Oberm.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Information on the genus : Trachyandra
Basionym : Anthericum malosanum Baker
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anthericum malosanum Baker (1897)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted rhizomatous grass-like herb to 45 cm tall, acaulescent, often with fibrous leaf remains at base
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Ecology : Pyrophyte of grassland; 1900-2500 m alt.
  The type specimen (Malawi, Mt. Malosa) is less glandular than other specimens seen. More material needed to study the range of variation.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12[3]: 38
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 39501
 
Record n°39501
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