Chlorophytum macrophyllum (A.Rich.) Asch.

First published in G.Schweinfurth, Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 294 (1867)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds.) (2004). A Checklist of Zimbabwean Vascular Plants: 1-148. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network (SABONET), Pretoria.
  • Meerts, P. & Bjorå, C.S. (2012). Synopsis of the genus Chlorophytum (Asparagaceae) in Central Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi). Plant ecology and evolution 145: 373-409.
  • Meerts, P. (2015). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Anthericaceae: 1-119. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut, Fl. Sén. 186
  • Chev. Bot. 651
  • F.T.A. 7: 498
  • Morton, W. Afr. Lilies & Orch. fig. 15.
  • in Schweinf., Beitr. Fl. Aethiop. 294 (1867)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Schweinfurth, Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 294 (1867).
  • ―Baker in F.T.A. 7: 498 (1898).
  • ―Baker in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 323 (1876).
  • ―Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 351 (1893).
  • ―Kativu in Kirkia 15: 67 (1994).
  • ―Nordal, Kativu & Poulsen in F.T.E.A., Anthericaceae: 49 (1997).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • 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.
  • Meerts, P. & Bjorå, C.S. (2012). Synopsis of the genus Chlorophytum (Asparagaceae) in Central Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi). Plant ecology and evolution 145: 373-409.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 318, t. 145 (1994).
  • Aschers. in Schweinf., Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 294 (1867).
  • Baker in Flora of Tropical Africa 7: 498 (1898).
  • Baker in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 15: 323 (1875)
  • Blundell, Wild Fl. E. Afr., reprint: 422, fig. 146 (1992).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg.) p. 1535 (1971).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 266 (1956).
  • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 99 (1968).
  • Nordal & Thulin in Nordic Journ. Bot. 13. 269 (1993).
  • Nordal in Fl. Ethiopia 6: 102, fig. 190.8 (1997).
  • Polhill in Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24: 13 (1962).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 23, 2013 Luke, WRQ [15518] Mali K000499539 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Stolz, A. [2335] Tanzania K000256898 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Stolz, A. [2335] Tanzania K000256899 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Stolz, A. [2335] Tanzania K000256897 Isotype Yes
Richards, H.M. [13990] Tanzania K:SPC-05572.000 No
Schweinfurth, G. [2068] Sudan K000256873 Type Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2068] Sudan K000256872 Type Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9227] Zambia K001573814 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [18260] Nigeria K:SPC-29603.000 No
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9990] Zambia K001573796 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1968] Sudan K000256871 Lectotype Yes

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