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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Mozambique to S. Africa.

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Morphology General Habit
Plant deciduous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 7–11 per shoot, linear, subacute, 48 × 1.5 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle 76 cm long; inflorescence moderately dense.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels c.43 mm long, ascending, almost drooping in the fully open flower, 3–4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth deep bright blue, c.30 mm long; segments spreading but not widely so, ovate or obovate, outer ones 8–9 mm wide, inner ones 10–11 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens as long as perianth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary oblong, c.12 mm long; style slender, as long as perianth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Young capsule oblong, c.15 mm long; seeds not seen.
Distribution
Also in South Africa (Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng Provinces) and Swaziland. Southern Mozambique represents the species' most northerly limit.
Ecology
In open grassland, on seasonally wet sites; c.600 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: A widespread species within its range; very localised in the Flora area, possibly Vulnerable. Regarded as Data Deficient in South Africa (Sabonet Red List database, Golding 2002).

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Agapanthus inapertus Beauverd appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
16688.000
4397.000

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, sér. 2, 2: 179 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève 2: 179, 194 (1910).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Duncan, G.D. (2005). Agapanthaceae. Synonymy in Agapanthus Bothalia 35: 87-89.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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