Agapanthus inapertus P. Beauv.
subsp. intermedius F.M. Leight.

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Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mt M'Ponduine, Namaacha, Maputo Province.

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Synonyms: Agapanthus dyeri F.M. Leight.
Common names:
Frequency: Local in Mozambique
Status: Native
Deciduous herb with annual leaves and inflorescence growing from a thick rhizome with fleshy roots. Leaves 7-11, linear, up to 37 cm long. Peduncle up to 76 cm long. Flowers bright to deep blue, c. 30 mm long; perianth obovate, 8-11 mm wide, inner segments wider than outer segments.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In seasonally wet places in grassland.
Altitude range: 600 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Eswatini and Mpumalanga, Free State, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 October 2011

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 63. as Agapanthus inapertus (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 119. As Agapanthus inapertus under Agapanthaceae

Kativu, S. (2006). Agapanthaceae of the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 18(2) Page 172. as Agapanthus dyeri

Kativu, S. (2008). Agapanthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 96 - 97. (Includes a picture).

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 450 - 451. as Agapanthus inapertus (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Agapanthus inapertus
African Plant Database: Agapanthus inapertus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius., retrieved 3 March 2024

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