Chlorophytum haygarthii J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc
Distribution: Forbes Reef Road, Malolotja
At least two records from Swaziland by Compton and Heath. Common in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal (South Africa).
Common in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Anthericum haygarthii - Up to 80 cm high. Rootstock woody with old leaf-fibres. Leaves numerous in rosette or tending to be two-ranked, flat, firm hairless, up to 80 cm long x 14 mm wide, ribbed, tapering above. Inflorescence unbranched, closely many-flowered, hairless below, downy and sticky above. Flower stalk c 5 mm long, jointed at middle; perianth segments up to 15 mm long; filaments hairless; fruit oval, beaked.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.