1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Chlorophytum Ker Gawl.
      1. Chlorophytum goetzei Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & SW. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Anthericaceae, Nordal (University of Oslo), Shakkie Kativu (University of Zimbabwe) & Axel D. Poulsen (University of Copenhagen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1997

    Habit
    Plants tufted, glabrous or hairy, 20–40 cm. high.
    Rhizomes
    Rhizome small, moniliform, bearing fibrous remains of old leaf-bases; roots fibrous, many, with tubers near the tips.
    Leaves
    Leaves distichous or nearly so, firm, filiform, clasping below, ciliate, 10–35 cm. long, 1–2 mm. wide.
    Peduncles
    Peduncle terete, ribbed.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence unbranched; floral bracts small, dark brown, apiculate.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels articulated below the middle, 2–6 mm. long, 2–3-nate at the lower nodes.
    Perianth
    Perianth white; tepals 7–10 mm. long, 5-veined, green, brown or rarely pinkish on the keel.
    Stamens
    Stamens declinate, probably in 2+4 arrangement; filaments shorter than the anthers.
    Style
    Style declinate, as long as the stamens.
    Fruits
    Capsule shallowly lobed, 2–5 mm. long, transversely ridged.
    Seeds
    Seeds irregularly folded, 1–1.5 mm. in diameter.
    Habitat
    In open woodland and grassland; ± 1000 m.
    Distribution
    T4 T7 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Chlorophytum goetzei Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 361 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Engl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 361 (1900).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0