Chlorophytum ruahense Engl.
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Chlorophytum ruahense Engl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000763585. Accessed on: 23 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Pedicels articulated above the middle, 5–15 mm. long in fruit, 2–4-nate at the lower nodes.

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    Inflorescence paniculate, lax; rhachis terete, glabrous; floral bracts narrowly lanceolate.

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    Peduncle terete, glabrous, with large lanceolate clasping glabrous leaves, up to 15 cm. long and ± 1 cm. wide all along.

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    Rosette-leaves reduced to a few glabrous cataphylls.

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    Rhizome vertical, bearing fibrous remains of old leaf-bases; roots spongy, thick, without tubers.

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    Plants 25–70 cm. high.

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    Stamens 5–6 mm. long; filaments terete, much longer than the anthers.

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    Ovary sessile; style ± 6 mm. long.

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    Capsule shallowly lobed, rounded in cross-section.

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    Seeds ± irregularly folded, 1.5 mm. in diameter.

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    Perianth greenish, ± 6.5 mm. long; tepals reflexed when dry, 3-veined.

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    Asparagaceae
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
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    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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