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This species is accepted, and its native range is Namibia to North-West Province.

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

Morphology General Habit
Plants tufted, grasslike, 45–78 cm high.
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome small, horizontal, covered with fibrous remains of old leaf bases.
Morphology Roots
Roots narrow to slightly spongy; root tubers not seen.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves rigid, narrowly linear, 12–35 cm × 1–2.5 mm, dilated at base, acute, glabrous, the outer ones curved, inner ones erect; margins and midribs prominent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle bracteate, terete, slender, glabrous; bracts small.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a branched panicle, lax-flowered; floral bracts minute, broadly ovate, clasping, overlapping, membranous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 1–3 per node, articulated near base, filiform, up to 8 mm long in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth white; tepals c.5 mm long, 3-veined.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens slightly exserted; filaments filiform, papillate-rough, much longer than anthers.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid; style papillate below, smooth above, slightly declinate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule small, shallowly deltoid, with shallow transverse lines, c.3.5 × 4 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds irregularly folded, minutely papillate, c.1.2 mm across.
Distribution
Also in N Namibia, on rocky soils; c.
Ecology
1000 m.
Conservation
Conservation notes: Probably Vulnerable in the Flora region.

Native to:

Botswana, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Chlorophytum krauseanum (Dinter) Kativu appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 63 (1993)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Kirkia 15: 64 (1994).
  • in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 63 (1993);

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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/
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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