African Plant Database

Chlorophytum affine var. curviscapum (Poelln.) Hanid
Family : Anthericaceae
Information on the genus : Chlorophytum
Basionym : Anthericum curviscapum Poelln.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anthericum curviscapum Poelln. (1942)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chlorophytum tordense Chiov. (1916)
=Anthericum ledermannii Engl. & K. Krause
=*Anthericum pendulum Engl. & K. Krause non Hornem
=*Anthericum deflexum A. Chev. (1913) (1913)
=Anthericum ciliare Peter ex Poelln. (1942)
=Anthericum englerianum Poelln.
=Anthericum pubiflorum Peter ex Poelln.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rather small plant with deflexed peduncle and short congested raceme and leaves to 9 mm wide; widespread.
Ecology : The two varieties are sometimes found together.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1997). Flora of Tropical East Africa Anthericaceae: 24-26
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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