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Taxon: Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques

Genus: Chlorophytum
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Agavoideae. Also placed in: Agavaceae Anthericaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 10301
Place of publication: J. Soc. Imp. Centr. Hort. 8:345. 1862
Name verified on: 24-Dec-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Dec-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Zander13)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape; Swaziland

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques:

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10301 (24 October 2014)

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