Taxon: Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques

 
Genus: Chlorophytum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 10301
Place of publication: J. Soc. Imp. Centr. Hort. 8:345. 1862
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 24-Dec-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Dec-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Kativu, S. 1994. Synopsis of Chlorophytum (Anthericaceae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area (Kirkia) 15:57.
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?10301. Accessed 26 April 2018.