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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

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

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).

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 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