Chlorophytum delicatulum Osborne, Vollesen & Bjora

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Mutinondo, Zambia
Derivation of specific name: delicatum: delicate, referring to the slender and delicate form of this plant.
Habitat: In seasonally wet depressions on large granite outcrops or in rock crevices.
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Worldwide distribution: So far only known from northwestern Zambia but could possible occur in nearby DRC as well.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Osborne, J. , Vollesen, K., Bjora, C. S., Grall, A., Merrett, L. & Kativu, S. (2022). Chlorophytum delicatulum (Asparagaceae), a newly described species from Zambia Kew Bulletin DOI 10.100 Pages 1 - 10. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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

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 delicatulum., retrieved 26 September 2023

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