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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Liliaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A slender herb, with leaves and flowers together
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence rhachis flattened, branched above, about 2 ft. high
Ecology
In moist rocky savanna.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Chlorophytum limosum (Baker) Nordal appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 23, 2013 Luke [15526], Mali K000499533
Jan 1, 1963 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4128], Côte d'Ivoire K000390623
Mildbraed [9692], Cameroon K000256846 Unknown type material
Wybowski [753], Congo K000256856 Unknown type material
Welwitsch [3803-3804], Angola K000256965 Unknown type material
Haswell, D.R. [3], Sierra Leone K000390612
Aké-Assi, L. [5681], Côte d'Ivoire K000390621
Deighton, F.C. [4733], Sierra Leone K000390625
Glanville, R.R. [28], Sierra Leone K000390627
Young, J.D. [250], Nigeria K000390629
Lawlor, D.W. [454], Nigeria K000390633
Dalziel, J.M. [235], Nigeria K000390631
Deighton, F.C. [4789], Sierra Leone K000390626
Keay, R.W.J. [12731], Nigeria K000390630
Scott-Elliot, G.F. [5203], Sierra Leone K000390624
Jordan, H.D. [1061], Sierra Leone K000390619
Reekmans, M. [9711], Burundi K000390604
Fox, R.H. [146], Gambia K000390614
Keay, R.W.J. [37304], Nigeria K000390632
Saunders, D.H. [27], Gambia K000390613
Keay, R.W.J. [25883], Nigeria K000390628
Jordan, H.D. [340], Sierra Leone K000390618
Gossweiler, J. [210], Angola K000390634
Thomas, N.W. [2087], Sierra Leone K000390617
Keay, R.W.J. [25883], Nigeria K000390611
Aké-Assi, L. [8841], Côte d'Ivoire K000390622
Deighton, F.C. [4733], Sierra Leone K000390620
Keay, R.W.J. [25883], Nigeria Anthericum limosum 15143.000
Laferrere [111], Mali Anthericum limosum K000390616

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

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.

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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