African Plant Database

Moraea ventricosa Baker
Protologue : Taxonomania 4: 5 (2001)
Information on the genus : Moraea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Moraea ventricosa Baker f. ventricosa
 Moraea ventricosa Baker var. ventricosa
Taxon infra-specific
Moraea ventricosa Baker f. ventricosa
Moraea ventricosa f. bequaertii (De Wild.) Geerinck (2001)
Moraea ventricosa Baker var. ventricosa
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 30-45 cm tall, unbranched; corm c. 1,5 cm Ø; leaf 1, longer than inflorescence, 3-7 mm wide; stem with 3-6 bracts; flowers blue purple, white to pale yellow; outer tepals 4-5,5 cm long; inner ones 3,7-4,5 cm long; anthers 0,8-1,1 cm long.
Ecology : Savanna sometimes wooded; open forests; steppe formations on rocks; forest gallery; seasonally flooded dambo margins; 1200-2100 m alt.
  The flower colours of the forms and varieties retained and/or described by Geerinck are summerized in Taxonom. 4: 5, 2005.
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Record n°47432 modified 2013-12-02
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