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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia.

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca Anthericaceae by S. Kativu, G. Hoell, C.S. Bjorå & I. Nordal

Morphology General Habit
Plants with thick roots without tubers from a short rhizome.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in a basal rosette, 12–30 × 1 cm, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle without leaves, up to 45 cm long and 2 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 10–15 cm long, branched, with short bracts 3–10 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 5 mm long, articulated at or above the middle, 2–3(4)flowers per node.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth urn-shaped, greenish to brownish; tepals up to 5 × 1 mm, reflexed, each with 3 veins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments 4 mm long, anthers 1 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsules transversely ridged, to 4 × 5 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds flat and folded, 3 mm across.
Distribution
Endemic to Zambia.
Ecology
In waterlogged habitats; 900–1200 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Endemic to Zambia; probably Lower Risk near threatened.

Native to:

Zambia

Chlorophytum zambiense Bjorå & Nordal appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum 6: 9 (2008)

Accepted by

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bjorå & Nordal in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157: 228 (2008).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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