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, Swaziland and Mpumalanga, Free State, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
Growth form(s):
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).

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
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Agapanthus inapertus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Agapanthus inapertus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Agapanthus inapertus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Agapanthus inapertus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Agapanthus inapertus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Agapanthus inapertus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Agapanthus inapertus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Agapanthus inapertus
JSTOR Plant Science: Agapanthus inapertus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Agapanthus inapertus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Agapanthus inapertus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Agapanthus inapertus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Agapanthus inapertus
Tropicos: Agapanthus inapertus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius., retrieved 21 February 2018

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