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Species Information

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Chlorophytum haygarthii J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans
(name current 2016)
(Anthericum haygarthii)


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).

Regional distribution:
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.

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