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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Liliaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Stemless herb about 1 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
The leaves as long as the inflorescence, pink towards the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers green
Ecology
In forest often by streams.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Chlorophytum inornatum Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Scott Elliot, G.F. [4642], Sierra Leone K000430915
Jan 1, 2002 Afzelius [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000426822
Meikle, R.D. [982], Nigeria 15160.000

First published in Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1071 (1807)

Accepted by

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Poulsen, A.D. & Nordal, I. (2005). A phenetic analysis and revision of Guineo-Congolean rain forest taxa of Chlorophytum (Anthericaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 148: 1-20.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 650.
  • F.T.A. 7: 499
  • in Bot. Mag. t. 1071 (1807)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.

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