Chlorophytum sphacelatum (Baker) Kativu
var. sphacelatum

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Status: Native
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Habitat: In open woodland and wooded grassland, often near seasonal pans.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 287. as Chlorophytum sphacelatum

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 341. (Includes a picture).

Kativu, S., Hoell, G., Bjorå, C. S. & Nordal, I. (2008). Anthericaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 42 - 43.

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Flora of Botswana: Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. sphacelatum
Flora of Caprivi: Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. sphacelatum
Flora of Malawi: Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. sphacelatum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chlorophytum sphacelatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chlorophytum sphacelatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chlorophytum sphacelatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chlorophytum sphacelatum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chlorophytum sphacelatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Chlorophytum sphacelatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chlorophytum sphacelatum
Plants of the World Online: Chlorophytum sphacelatum
Tropicos: Chlorophytum sphacelatum
Wikipedia: Chlorophytum sphacelatum

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 sphacelatum var. sphacelatum., retrieved 4 October 2023

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