Chlorophytum gallabatense Schweinf. ex Baker

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Synonyms: Chlorophytum psammophilum Engl. & Gilg
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Status: Native
Inflorescence branched
Type location:
Sudan-Ethiopia border, Gallabat
Derivation of specific name: gallabatense: of Gallabat on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, where the type specimen was collected.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Tropical Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Lk,W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 13.

Kativu, S., Hoell, G., Bjorå, C. S. & Nordal, I. (2008). Anthericaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 81 - 82. Also as Chlorophytum psammophilum

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 85. Also as Chlorophytum psammophilum

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Chlorophytum gallabatense
Flora of Malawi: Chlorophytum gallabatense
Flora of Mozambique: Chlorophytum gallabatense
Flora of Zimbabwe: Chlorophytum gallabatense

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chlorophytum gallabatense
African Plant Database: Chlorophytum gallabatense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chlorophytum gallabatense
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JSTOR Plant Science: Chlorophytum gallabatense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chlorophytum gallabatense
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Tropicos: Chlorophytum gallabatense
Wikipedia: Chlorophytum gallabatense

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Chlorophytum gallabatense., retrieved 3 October 2023

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