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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, India to W. Malesia, N. Australia.
Chlorophytum laxum

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A small herb of shady places
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences usually curved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white.

Native to:

Bangladesh, Borneo, Chad, China Southeast, Ethiopia, Hainan, India, Jawa, Malaya, Myanmar, Northern Territory, Oman, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen

Chlorophytum laxum R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 15, 1928 Wight, R. [s.n.], Tamil Nadu K000794564
Feb 15, 1928 Wight, R. [s.n.], Tamil Nadu K000794565
Feb 15, 1928 Wight, R. [5057] K000794563
Welwitsch [3769], Angola K000256964 Unknown type material
Brown, R. [5709], Australia K000794557
Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], Maharashtra K000794567
Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Northern Territory K000794558
Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], Maharashtra K000794568
Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000794556
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000794566
Barnes, E. [2210], India Chlorophytum acaule 1264.000
Barnes, E. [2211], India Chlorophytum acaule 26240.000
Jerdon, T.C. [s.n.] Chlorophytum acaule K000794562 Unknown type material

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 277 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (2000). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 14: 1-307. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1987). Flora of Australia 45: 1-521. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 3(1): 1-603d. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1979-1983). Flora Malesiana 9: 1-600. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut, Fl. Sén, 182.
  • F.T.A. 7: 503
  • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 277 (1810)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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