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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia, Eritrea, Yemen.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Yemen

Chlorophytum tetraphyllum (L.f.) Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1992 Schimper [271], Ethiopia K000256857 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1992 Schimper [271], Ethiopia K000256858 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1992 Schimper [1203], Ethiopia K000256861 isotype
Ash [412], Ethiopia 33256.000
Ash [926], Ethiopia 36410.000
Ash [818], Ethiopia 36431.000
Quartin-Dillon [185], Ethiopia K000256859 Unknown type material

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 328 (1876)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Demissew, S. & Nordal, I. (2010). Aloes and other Lilies of Ethiopia and Eritrea, ed, 2: 1-351. Shama Books, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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