African Plant Database

Xiphion heracleanum Mart.Rodr. & M.B. Crespo
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 31(1): 90 (2013) 
Information on the genus : Xiphion
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Iris heracleana (Mart.Rodr. & M.B. Crespo) M. Fennane
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Iris heracleana (Mart.Rodr. & M.B. Crespo) M. Fennane (2014)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bulb with outer rigid tunics, producing short fibres at the apex; caulinar bulbil usually present at the base of the stem, above the bulb; long floral bracts; yellow flowers with a long perianth tube; outer tepals without coloured patch-signal on the central ridge; stylar branches and stigmatic lips not in contact with their corresponding outer tepals; and filiform inconspicuous inner tepals.
Ecology : Rochers
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    Record n°228373 created 2013-03-27 - modified 2015-05-12
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