Chlorophytum laxum R.Br.
  • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. : 277 (1810)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Chlorophytum laxum R.Br. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000763431. Accessed on: 06 Feb 2023'

General Information

Rhizome short, inconspicuous. Roots clustered. Leaves subdistichous, sessile, grasslike, usually falcate, 10--20(--37) cm × 3--6 mm, glabrous. Scape usually 2 or 3, erect or arching, 10--20 cm. Raceme sometimes few branched and paniculate, several to many flowered; bracts narrowly deltoid to lanceolate, very small. Flowers solitary or paired; pedicel 2--5 mm, articulate proximally. Tepals greenish white, ovate, 2--3 × ca. 1 mm, closely 3-veined. Stamens shorter than tepals; anthers subglobose, ca. 0.4 mm, 1/3--1/2 as long as filaments. Capsule broadly globose to broadly obcordate, ca. 3 × 5(--7.5) mm; seeds usually 1 per valve. Fl. and fr. Oct--Apr. 2 n = 14, 16, 32.

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    Morphology

    Inflorescences usually curved

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    Flowers white.

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    A small herb of shady places

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