Chlorophytum pubiflorum Baker

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Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance road to Envirotrade, Nhambita, Gorongosa

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance road to Envirotrade, Nhambita, Gorongosa

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance road to Envirotrade, Nhambita, Gorongosa

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance road to Envirotrade, Nhambita, Gorongosa

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza.

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza.

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza.

Chlorophytum pubiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza.

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Synonyms: Chlorophytum paniculosum Poelln.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herbs up to c. 80 cm tall, growing from a horizontal rhizome. Leaves linear-lanceolate, up to 40 cm long, more or less in 2 rows, overlapping at the base. Inflorescence a panicle consisting of 3-10 racemose branches, each branch subtended by a bract. Pedicels 2-4 per node, articulated below the middle, more or less densely papillate hairy. Flowers greenish-white, papillate hairy. Stamens as long as the tepals; filaments much longer than the anthers. Capsule globose, 3-angled, c. 5 × 5 mm.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pubiflorum: with pubescent hairs on the flowers, referring to the papillate hairs on the tepals and pedicels.
Habitat: In seasonally wet grassland, on floodplains and along river margins.
Altitude range: Up to 1400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 21 September 2013
Literature:

Kativu, S., Hoell, G., Bjorå, C. S. & Nordal, I. (2008). Anthericaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Page 63.

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Flora of Malawi: Chlorophytum pubiflorum
Flora of Zambia: Chlorophytum pubiflorum

External websites:

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


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 pubiflorum.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179780, retrieved 12 December 2017

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