Chlorophytum galpinii (Baker) Kativu[Agg]

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Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chikukwa, lower Chimanimani Mts.

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Tsetsera plateau.

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Synonyms: Anthericum galpinii Baker
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, up to 1.5 m. Leaves in a basal tuft, linear-lanceolate, usually upright. Inflorescence on a wiry, branched peduncle. Flowers large, tepals white with a dark greenish-brown centre line, spreading; stamens in a distinct asymmetrical 4+2 arrangement; anthers long, curved and pale yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: galpinii: after E.E. Galpin (1858-1941), a botanical collector
Habitat: In rocky places in montane grassland and at the margins of forest.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Dec - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS,GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Sunday 15 April 2012
Literature:

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 26. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zambia: Chlorophytum galpinii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Chlorophytum galpinii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chlorophytum galpinii
African Plant Database: Chlorophytum galpinii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Chlorophytum galpinii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chlorophytum galpinii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chlorophytum galpinii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Chlorophytum galpinii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Chlorophytum galpinii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chlorophytum galpinii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Chlorophytum galpinii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chlorophytum galpinii
Ispot Southern Africa: Chlorophytum galpinii
JSTOR Plant Science: Chlorophytum galpinii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chlorophytum galpinii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Chlorophytum galpinii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chlorophytum galpinii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Chlorophytum galpinii
Tropicos: Chlorophytum galpinii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Chlorophytum galpinii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164530, retrieved 12 December 2017

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