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Chlorophytum gallabatense Schweinf. ex Baker
Famille : Anthericaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 325 (1876)
Informations sur le genre : Chlorophytum
Statut pour TA : accepté, NF (présent)
Synonyme(s) homotypique(s)
 Chlorophytum gallabatense Schweinf. ex Baker var. gallabatense
Synonyme(s) hétérotypique(s)
=Chlorophytum breviflorum De Wild. (1913)
=Chlorophytum katangense De Wild. (1911)
=Chlorophytum psammophilum Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Chlorophytum ukambense Baker (1898)
=Chlorophytum rivae Engl. (1902)
=Chlorophytum ginirense Dammer
=Chlorophytum ramulosum De Wild. (1911)
=*Chlorophytum breviscapum Dammer (1912) non Dalziel
=Chlorophytum hockii De Wild. (1913)
=Chlorophytum longistylum Poelln. (1947)
=Chlorophytum riparium Poelln. (1947)
=Chlorophytum schweinfurthii Baker (1898) p.p. specim. ex Somalia
=Chlorophytum elachistanthum Cufod. (1969)
=Chlorophytum longiramum Peter ex Poelln. (1947)
=Chlorophytum polyscapum Peter ex Poelln. (1947)
=Chlorophytum sociale Poelln.
=*Chlorophytum sudanicum A. Chev. (1920)
=Chlorophytum umbraticulum Poelln. (1947)
Taxons infra-spécifiques
Chlorophytum gallabatense var. micranthum (Baker) Meerts
Chlorophytum gallabatense Schweinf. ex Baker var. gallabatense
Chlorophytum gallabatense var. floribundum
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Herb 15-75 cm tall; rhizome moniliform; roots bearing small tubers; leaves 4-13, rosulate, lanceolate, usually glabrous, 10-75x1-8 cm, contemporary with flowers, or appearing after anthesis, apex with a fine point; peduncle terete, 10-50 cm long, glabrous or papillate to pubescent (above), simple or ± paniculate, rachis often papillate; pedicels 2-4 per node, articulated below, near or above middle, 3-10 mm long; tepals greenish or whitish keeled green, 5-8x1-2 mm, 3-5-veined; capsule triquetrous, emarginate, 3-7x4-7 mm.
Ecologie : Degraded and heavily grazed deciduous woodland and bushland; open Acacia, Commiphora or Brachystegia woodland; woodland with Combretum collinum, C. molle, Annona senegalensis; Pterocarpus, Anogeissus woodland; disturbed grassland; sometimes in shade; ± open places; sometimes on termite mounds; laterite sandy loam to heavy clay; moist places in savanna; hollow on hardpan; 20-2500 m alt.
  Confused with C. comosum, in particular shade forms, but flowers greenish (white in C. comosum), and root tubers small (long, spongy in C. comosum).

Bibliographie pour l'Afrique Tropicale :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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