Bulbine macrocarpa (Baijnath) Boatwr. & J.C.Manning

First published in Bothalia 40: 59 (2010)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Ethiopia to N. Kenya. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: threatened. Confidence: low confidence
[AERP]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology Roots
Roots many, fleshy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 12–38 x 0.2–0.6 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence shorter than the leaves, erect, dense; bracts 5–9 mm long; pedicels 10–20 mm long, becoming slightly recurved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals c. 5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule becoming inflated and 8–15 x 12–22 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds warty.
Distribution
C1; S1; E Ethiopia, N Kenya
Ecology
Altitude c. 150 m.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0