Chlorophytum galpinii (Baker) Kativu[Agg]

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Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Twentydales ext., Epworth, Harare

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Twentydales ext., Epworth, Harare

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Christon Bank

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Christon Bank

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maonza, Vumba

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maonza, Vumba

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maonza, Vumba

Chlorophytum galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp, Hwange NP

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Synonyms: Anthericum galpinii Baker
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, up to 1.5 m. Leaves in a basal tuft, linear-lanceolate, usually upright. Inflorescence on a wiry, branched peduncle. Flowers large, tepals white with a dark greenish-brown centre line, spreading; stamens in a distinct asymmetrical 4+2 arrangement; anthers long, curved and pale yellow.
Notes: Separated into 3 varieties, which are each treated separately in addition.
Derivation of specific name: galpinii: after E.E. Galpin (1858-1941), a botanical collector
Habitat: In rocky places in montane grassland and at the margins of forest.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Dec - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 7 July 2009
Literature:

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 26. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Chlorophytum galpinii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chlorophytum galpinii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Chlorophytum galpinii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Chlorophytum galpinii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chlorophytum galpinii
Ispot Southern Africa : Chlorophytum galpinii
JSTOR Plant Science: Chlorophytum galpinii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chlorophytum galpinii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Chlorophytum galpinii
Tropicos: Chlorophytum galpinii
West African Plants database: Chlorophytum galpinii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Chlorophytum galpinii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164530, retrieved 26 September 2016

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