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Ver. 19.4
June 30th, 2024

145.0000 Family Asparagaceae Juss.; Gen. Pl.: 40 (1789), nom. cons., s. l.
ca. 140 genera, ca. 3400 spp. The family is nowadays expanded very much to include all of former Asparagales (from Tecophilaeaceae to Ruscaceae)
Species listed in database: 3534; hybrids: 33
= Agavaceae Dumort.; Anal. Fam. Pl.: 57, 58 (1829), nom. cons.
= Anemarrhenaceae Conran, M.W.Chase & Rudall; Kew Bull. 52: 995 (1997)
= Anthericaceae J.Agardh; Theoria Syst. Pl.: 27 (1858)
= Aphyllanthaceae Burnett; Outlines Bot.: 421, 1153 (1835), Family
= Aspidistraceae Hassk.; Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor.: 32 (1844)
= Behniaceae Conran, M.W.Chase & Rudall; Kew Bull. 52: 996 (1997)
= Chlorogalaceae Doweld & Reveal; Reveal, Bot. Rev (Lancaster) 71: 53 (2005)
= Convallariaceae Horan.; Prim. Lin. Syst. Nat.: 53 (1834)
= Dracaenaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 73 (1866), nom. cons.
= Eriospermaceae Orb.; Dict. Univ. Hist. Nat. 5: 402 (1845)
= Eucomidaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 16 (1866)
= Eustrephaceae Chupov; Bot. Zhurn (Moscow & Leningrad) 79(3): 7 (1994)
= Herreriaceae Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 290 (1850)
= Hesperocallidaceae Traub; Pl. Life 28: 131 (1972)
= Hostaceae B.Mathew; Kew Bull. 43: 302 (1988)
= Hyacinthaceae Batsch ex Borkh.; Bot. Wörterb. 1: 315 (1797), Family
= Lachenaliaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 20 (1866)
= Laxmanniaceae Bubani; Fl. Pyren. 4: 111 (1902), Family
= Lomandraceae Lotsy; Vortr. Bot. Stammesgesch. 3: 761 (1911)
= Nolinaceae Nakai; Chosakuronbun Mokuroku [Ord. Fam. Trib. Nov.]: 226 (1943)
= Ophiopogonaceae Meisn.; Pl. Vasc. Gen., Tab. Diagn. 397, Comm. 308 (1842)
= Ornithogalaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 33 (1866)
= Peliosanthaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 63 (1866)
= Polygonataceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 63 (1866)
= Ruscaceae M.Roem.; Handb. Allg. Bot. 3: 446 (1840), nom. cons.
= Sansevieriaceae Nakai; J. Jap. Bot. 12: 779 (1936)
= Scillaceae Vest; Anleit. Stud. Bot.: 267, 284 (1818)
= Themidaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 84 (1866), Family
= Tupistraceae Schnizl.; Iconogr. Fam. Regn. Veg. 1: 72 (1846)
= Yuccaceae J.Agardh; Theoria Syst. Pl.: 8 (1858)
145.5408 Genus Chlorophytum Ker Gawl.; Bot. Mag. t. 1071 (1808)
Distribution: mostly trop., South Africa and Madagascar, few to tropical Asia, E-Asia and 2 to Australia
Species listed in database: 201
= Acrospira Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 255 (1878), nom. illeg.
= Asphodelopsis Steud. ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 321 (1876)
= Dasystachys Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 255 (1878), nom. illeg.
= Debesia Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 708 (1891)
= Hartwegia Nees; Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 15(2): 372 (1831)
= Hollia Heynh.; Alph. Aufz. Gew.: 303 (1846)
= Schidospermum Griseb.; Lechler, Berberid. Amer. Austral.: 56 (1857)
= Verdickia De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 4, 1: 7 (1902)
species :
Chlorophytum acutum (C.H.Wright) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal); Lesotho
27 LES SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum acutum C.H.Wright; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 170 (1914)
species :
Chlorophytum affine Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 160. t. 104 (1875)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Mali; Ghana; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
22 BEN GHA GNB GUI MLI NGA SEN 23 CAF CMN ZAI 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum englerianum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941)
= Anthericum pendulum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 128 (1910), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum pubirhachis Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 302 (1876)
= Anthericum taylorianum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 415 (1895)
= Anthericum turuense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 134 (1942)
= Chlorophytum conspicuum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 286 (1947)
= Chlorophytum pubescens Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 328 (1947)
= Dasystachys graminea A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 652 (1920), nomen, et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341 (1936), in syn.
species :
Chlorophytum africanum (Baker) Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 470 (1893)
Distribution: Equatorial Guinea; Angola; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
23 EQG 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira giorgii De Wild. & Ledoux; de Wild. & Dur., Contr. Fl. Katanga, Suppl. 3: 92 (1930)
= Caesia africana Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 160 (1875)
= Chlorophytum densiflorum Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 470 (1892)
= Chlorophytum marginatum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 422 (1895)
= Chlorophytum marginatum var. hispidulum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol. Ser. B, 1: 360 (1946)
= Chlorophytum setosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 273, in clavi, 366 (1947)
= Chlorophytum turuense Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 367 (1947)
= Dasystachys africana (Baker) T.Durand & H.Durand; Syll. Fl. Cong. 569 (1909)
= Dasystachys densiflora Baker ex Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. xv.(1893) 470
= Dasystachys grantii Benth.; Benth. & Hook.f., Gen. Pl. 3: p. 789 nom. illeg. (1883)
= Dasystachys marginata (Rendle) Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 512 (1898)
variant :
var. nordalianum Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 384 (2012)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
variant :
var. silvaticum (Dammer) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 385 (2012)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Somalia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
24 ETH SOM 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum bakeri Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 351 (1947)
= Chlorophytum comatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 354 (1947)
= Chlorophytum inexpectatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 357 (1947)
= Chlorophytum papilliferum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 231 (1945)
= Chlorophytum pergracile Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 357 (1947)
= Chlorophytum robustum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 364 (1947)
= Chlorophytum silvaticum Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 365 (1912)
= Dasystachys debilis Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 513 (1898), non Chlorophytum debile Baker
= Dasystachys gracilis Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 510 (1898), non Chlorophytum gracile De Wild.
species :
Chlorophytum alismifolium Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 324 (1876)
Distribution: Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR NGA SIE TOG 23 BIO CMN EQG GAB ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum baillaudii A.Chev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: Mem. VIII. 91 (1908)
species :
Chlorophytum altum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 131 (1910)
Distribution: Ghana; Cameroon
22 GHA 23 CMN
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum garuense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 132 (1910)
species :
Chlorophytum anceps (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: Zimbabwe; Namibia; Botswana
26 ZIM 27 BOT NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum anceps Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 305 (1876)
= Anthericum otavense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 129 (1910)
= Anthericum rautanenii Schinz; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 8: 625 (1908)
species :
Chlorophytum andongense Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 260 (1878)
Distribution: Guinea; Sierra Leone; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Sudan; South Sudan; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN GUI NGA SIE TOG 23 CAF CMN 24 SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Remarks: andongense group
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum gossweileri Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 17: 67 (1943)
= Chlorophytum guineense A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 650 (1920), nom. nud. et ex Poelln. nom. inval., et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343 (1936), 343, in clavi, 345, descr. angl.
= Chlorophytum longipes Baker; J. Bot. 16: 325 (1878)
= Chlorophytum pedunculosum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 323 (1947)
= Chlorophytum viridescens var. majus Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol. Ser. B, 1: 350 (1946)
species :
Chlorophytum angulicaule (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum angulicaule Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 305 (1876)
= Anthericum multisetosum Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 386 (1897)
= Anthericum robustum Baker; Harv. et al., Fl. Cap. 6: 386 (1897)
= Anthericum rubrovittatum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 16: 49 (1942)
species :
Chlorophytum angustissimum (Poelln.) Nordal; Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Anthericac.: 42 (1997)
Distribution: Nigeria; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania
22 NGA 23 BUR ZAI 25 KEN TAN UGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum angustissimum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Ii. 26 (1942)
= Anthericum nigericum Hepper; Kew Bull. 22: 459 (1968), non Chlorophytum nigericum A. Chev. nom. nud.
= Chlorophytum nigericum (Hepper) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
species :
Chlorophytum ankarense H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 47 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum appendiculatum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 58 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum applanatum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 260 (1993)
Distribution: Somalia
24 SOM
species :
Chlorophytum arcuatoramosum R.B.Drumm.; Kew Bull. 120 (1953)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
species :
Chlorophytum aridum Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 696 (1962)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
species :
Chlorophytum arundinaceum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. Bot. 15: 323 (1876)
Distribution: Nepal; Bhutan; NE-India (Maharashtra, Sikkim); Myanmar (Bago)
40 BHU IND NEP 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum tuberosum B.Heyne ex Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 334 (1892)
species :
Chlorophytum asperum J.C.Manning; S. African J. Bot. 111: 316 (2017)
Distribution: South Africa (Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Chlorophytum assamicum D.Borah & A.P.Das; Phytotaxa 394(1): 123 (2019)
Distribution: NE-India (Assam)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum basitrichum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 352 (1947)
Distribution: Tanzania
25 TAN
species :
Chlorophytum baturense K.Krause; Engl. Jarhb. 51: 442 (1914)
Distribution: +Cameroon
23 CMN
Conservation Status: known only from type collected in 1911, status doubtful
species :
Chlorophytum belgaumense Chandore, Malpure, Adsul & S.R.Yadav; Kew Bull. 67(3): 527 (2012)
Distribution: India (Karnataka)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum benguellense (Baker) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 403 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum benguellense Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 257 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum benuense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 135 (1910)
Distribution: N-Cameroon
23 CMN
species :
Chlorophytum bharuchae Ansari, Sundararagh. & Hemadri; Indian Forester 96: 304 (1970)
Distribution: India (Karnataka, Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum bifolium Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 66 (1905)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Somalia; Kenya
24 ETH SOM 25 KEN
species :
Chlorophytum blepharophyllum Schweinf. ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 327 (1876)
subspecies :
subsp. blepharophyllum
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Cameroon; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; S-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB GUI IVO NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum amplexifolium Engl. ex Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 120 (1942)
= Anthericum ruwense De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 508 (1913)
= Anthericum viridulobrunneum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 29 (1942)
= Chlorophytum brunneum Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 507 (1898)
= Chlorophytum ciliatum Baker; J. Bot. 16: 325 (1878)
= Chlorophytum distachyum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 287 (1947)
= Chlorophytum fibrosum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 132 (1910)
= Chlorophytum kerstingii Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 363 (1912)
= Chlorophytum kombense Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 302 (1947)
= Chlorophytum longebracteatum De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 275 (1911)
= Chlorophytum nigrescens De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 275 (1911)
= Chlorophytum saxicola Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 334 (1947)
= Chlorophytum stipitatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 225 (1945)
= Chlorophytum trichocraspedum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 342 (1947)
= Chlorophytum viriduliflorum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 350 (1947)
variant :
var. amplexicaule (Baker) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 386 (2012)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia
25 TAN 26 ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum amplexicaule Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 325 (1876)
= Chlorophytum homblei De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 514 (1913)
subspecies :
subsp. pendulum Hoell & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 15 (2008)
Distribution: Zambia
26 ZAM
subspecies :
subsp. rubropygmaeum Bjorå & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 15 (2008)
Distribution: Zambia
26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum boomense Kativu; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 149(3): 342 (2016)
Distribution: Namibia
27 NAM
species :
Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau & R.R.Fern.; J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Iii. 898 (1955)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum bowkeri Baker; Saund. Refug. Bot. t. 352 (1873)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum magnificum Weim.; Bot. Not. 1937: 432 (1937)
= Chlorophytum nigricans Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 4: 997 (1904)
= Chlorophytum perlongibracteatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 229 (1945)
= Chlorophytum stamineum Zahlbr.; Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 15: 18 (1900 publ. 1901)
= Chlorophytum strictum Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 782 (1901)
= Chlorophytum wilmsii Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 138 (1910)
species :
Chlorophytum brachystachyum Baker; Gard. Chron. (1893) 1: 711
Distribution: Ghana; Central African Republic; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Namibia; Botswana
22 GHA 23 CAF 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW ZAM ZIM 27 BOT NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum trachycarpum Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 701 (1962)
species :
Chlorophytum brevipedunculatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 221 (1945)
Distribution: +Cameroon
23 CMN
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status doubtful
Conservation Status: known only from type collected in 1909
species :
Chlorophytum breviscapum Dalzell; Hooker´s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 141 (1850)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra, Sikkim)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum bulbinifolium Hoell & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 7 (2008)
Distribution: N-Zambia
26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum burundiense Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 144(2): 233 (2011)
Distribution: Burundi; Tanzania
23 BUR 25 TAN
species :
Chlorophytum calyptrocarpum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; S-Chad; Angola; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpulamanga)
23 ZAI 24 CHA 26 ANG MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum caespitosum Dinter; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 267 (1931)
= Anthericum calyptrocarpum Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 258 (1878)
= Anthericum curvifolium K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 354 (1912)
= Anthericum tenellum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 256 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum cameronii (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; S-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Namibia
22 BEN GHA NGA TOG 23 CON RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW ZAM 27 NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum brunneum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 113 (1942)
= Anthericum cameronii Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 96 (1876)
= Anthericum congolense De Wild. & T.Durand; Ann. Mus. Congo, Ser. II. 60 (1899)
= Anthericum congolense var. elongatum De Wild.; Compagnie du Kasai 265 (1910)
= Anthericum dilatatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 68 (1942)
= Anthericum jaegeri Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 130 (1910)
= Anthericum koutiense A.Chev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: Mem. VIII. 89 (1908)
= Anthericum nguluense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 117 (1942)
= Anthericum oehleri Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 130 (1910)
= Anthericum princeae Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 129 (1910)
= Anthericum ulugurense Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 360 (1900)
= Anthericum uyuiense Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 415 (1894)
variant :
var. grantii (Baker) Nordal; Fl. Trop. E. Afr, Anthericac.: 32 (1997)
Distribution: ?Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania
25 KEN TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum durum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941), non Suess. (1950)
= Anthericum grantii Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 160. t. 103 B (1875)
= Anthericum grantii var. muenzeri Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 128 (1910)
= Anthericum muenzeri (Engl. & K.Krause) Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 74 (1942)
= Anthericum rigidum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 507 (1913), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum rigidum var. breviscapum De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 5: 5 (1915)
= Anthericum venulosum Baker; Johnston Kilima Njaro Exped. (1886) 347 nomen
= Chlorophytum grantii (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
variant :
var. purpuratum (Rendle) Govaerts; World Checklist Seed Plants 3(1): 14 (1999)
Distribution: Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Somalia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
23 BUR CAF CMN CON RWA ZAI 24 ETH SOM SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum atacorense A.Chev.; Explor. Bot. Afrique Occ. Franç. 1: 648 (1920), nom. inval.
= Anthericum buchananii Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 486 (1898)
= Anthericum giryamae Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. xxx (1895) 412
= Anthericum korrowalense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 125 (1910)
= Anthericum kyimbilense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 80 (1942)
= Anthericum liliagastrum Engl. & Gilg; Warb. (ed.), Kunene-Sambesi Exped.: 188 (1903)
= Anthericum liliagastrum var. glabrum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 70 (1943)
= Anthericum pterocaulon Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 258 (1878)
= Anthericum purpuratum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 413 (1895)
= Anthericum purpuratum var. longipedicellatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 73 (1942)
= Anthericum rubellum Baker; Johnston, Kilima Njaro Exped. (1886) 347 nomen
= Anthericum speciosum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 413 t. 33 (1895)
= Anthericum zanguebaricum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 302 (1876)
= Chlorophytum calateifolium Chiov.; Fl. Somala, II. 425 (1932)
= Chlorophytum cameronii var. pterocaulon (Welw. ex Baker) Nordal; Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Antheric.: 32 (1998)
= Chlorophytum pterocaulon (Welw. ex Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
= Chlorophytum purpuratum (Rendle) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
= Chlorophytum zanguebaricum (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 65 (1993)
variant :
var. ruziziense Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 389 (2012)
Distribution: Burundi
23 BUR
species :
Chlorophytum camporum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 133 (1910)
Distribution: W-Cameroon
23 CMN
species :
Chlorophytum capense (L.) Voss; Vilmorin´s Blumeng., ed. 3, Sieber & Voss 1: 1086 (1895)
Name: Bracketplant
Distribution: Azores [I]; Madeira [I]; Cameroon [I]; South Africa (E-Cape Prov.); Bangladesh [I]; Myanmar [I]; USA [I] (California [I]); Mexico [I]; Honduras [I]
21 azo mdr 23 cmn 27 SAF 40 ban 41 mya 76 usa 79 mex 80 hon
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum elatum Aiton; Hort. Kew. 1: 448 (1789)
= Anthericum fastigiatum (Poir.) F.Dietr.; Nachtr. Vollst. Lex. Gärtn. 1: 256 (1815)
= Anthericum fastigiatum (Poir.) Steud.; Nomencl. Bot. 1: 53 (1821), isonym
= Anthericum rouwenortii Gorter; Cat. Pl. Hort. Ulenpass.: 51 (1783)
= Anthericum variegatum W.G.Sm.; Fl. Mag. (London), n.s., 1875: t. 152 (1875)
= Asphodelus capensis L.; Syst. ed. X. 982 (1759)
= Chlorophytum elatum (Aiton) R.Br. ex Ker Gawl.; J. Sci. Arts (London) 1: 182 (1816)
= Phalangium elatum (Aiton) Poir.; Lam., Encycl. 5: 248 (1804)
= Phalangium fasciculatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 331 (1876)
= Phalangium fastigiatum Poir.; Encycl. 5: 246 (1804)
= Phalangium variegatum Baker; Gard. Chron. (1882) II. 108
species :
Chlorophytum caudatibracteatum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 137 (1910)
Distribution: N-Cameroon
23 CMN
species :
Chlorophytum caulescens (Baker) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 659 (1978)
Distribution: Burkina Faso; Nigeria
22 BKN NGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum caulescens Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 303 (1876)
species :
Chlorophytum chariense A.Chev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: Mem. VIII. 91 (1908)
Distribution: +Central African Republic
23 CAF
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status doubtful
Conservation Status: known only from types collected in 1903
species :
Chlorophytum chelindaense Kativu & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 11 (2008)
Distribution: N-Malawi
26 MLW
species :
Chlorophytum chevalieri Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 223 (1945)
Distribution: +Central African Republic
23 CAF
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status doubtful
Conservation Status: known only from type collected in 1903
species :
Chlorophytum chinense Bureau & Franch.; J. Bot. (Morot) 5(10): 154 (1891)
Distribution: China (SW-Sichuan, NW-Yunnan)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum platystemon Diels; Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5(25): 299-300 (1912)
species :
Chlorophytum chloranthum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 529 (1887)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum gracile Baker; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 348 (1896)
species :
Chlorophytum clarae Bjorå & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 13 (2008)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Zambia
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum collinum (Poelln.) Nordal; Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b: 539 (1990)
Distribution: Tanzania
25 TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum collinum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 119 (1942)
= Anthericum pseudopapillosum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 31 (1942)
= Chlorophytum pachyrrhizum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 319 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum colubrinum (Welw. ex Baker) Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 362 (1892)
Distribution: Equatorial Guinea; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
23 BUR EQG RWA ZAI 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum colubrinum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 256 (1878), nom. inval.
= Anthericum pleiostachyum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 255 (1878)
= Campylandra dasystachys Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 256 (1878)
= Chlorophytum campanulatum (Baker) Engl.; Abhandl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. 1891 (1892) 161
= Chlorophytum crassifolium (Baker) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 355 (1947)
= Chlorophytum decoratum (Baker) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 659(1978)
= Chlorophytum dolichostachys Engl. & Gilg; Warb. KuneneSambesi Exped. 188 (1903)
= Chlorophytum engleri (Baker) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 355 (1947)
= Chlorophytum engleri var. angustifolium Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol. Ser. B, 1: 356 (1946)
= Chlorophytum linearifolium Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 660 (1978), nom.
= Chlorophytum maculatum Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 365 (1912)
= Chlorophytum nguluense Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 360 (1947)
= Chlorophytum pleiostachyum (Baker) T.Durand & Schinz; Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 1893 (1895) 352
= Chlorophytum poggei Engl. ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 232 (1945)
= Chlorophytum rubromarginatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 365 (1947)
= Chlorophytum stenophyllum (R.E.Fr.) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 662 (1978)
= Chlorophytum subpapillosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 232 (1945)
= Chlorophytum verdickii (De Wild.) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 232 (1945)
= Dasystachys bequaertii De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 294 (1913)
= Dasystachys campanulata Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 256 (1878)
= Dasystachys colubrina Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 256 (1878)
= Dasystachys crassifolia Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 511 (1898)
= Dasystachys decorata Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 512 (1898)
= Dasystachys grantii var. engleri Baker; Oliv., Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 513 (1898)
= Dasystachys hockii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 264 (1911)
= Dasystachys pleiostachya Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 255 (1878)
= Dasystachys pulchella P.A.Duvign. & Dewit; Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 96: 149 (1963) non Chlorophytum pulchellum Kunth
= Dasystachys stenophylla R.E.Fr.; Wiss. Ergebn. Schwed. Rhod.-Kongo-Exped. 1911-12 1: 226 (1916)
= Dasystachys verdickii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo, Ser. IV. 10 (1902)
variant :
var. upembense Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 390 (2012)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
species :
Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques; J. Soc. Imp. Centr. Hort. 8: 345 (1862)
Name: Spider plant (EN)
Distribution: Germany [I]; Azores [I] (Terceira [I]); Madeira [I] (Madeira Isl. [I]); Canary Isl. [I] (Gran Canaria [I], Teneriffa [I]); Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Equatorial Guinea; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]; St. Helena [I]; Mauritius [I]; La Réunion [I]; Seychelles [I]; South Korea [I]; Bangladesh [I]; Myanmar [I]; Philippines [I]; Java [I]; Australia [I] (New South Wales [I]); Lord Howe Isl. [I]; Tuvalu [I]; Nauru [I]; Guam [I]; Marshall Isl. [I] (Majuro [I]); USA [I] (Florida [I], Georgia [I]); Costa Rica [I]; Colombia [I]; Ecuador [I]; Bolivia [I]
11 ger 21 azo cny mdr 22 IVO LBR NGA SIE 23 BIO BUR CMN EQG RWA ZAI 24 ETH SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MOZ ZIM 27 SAF SWZ 28 sth 29 mau reu sey 38 kor 40 ban 41 mya 42 jaw phi 50 aus lhi 60 nru tuv 62 gum mrs 78 usa 80 cos 82 clm 83 bol ecu
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum comosum Thunb.; Prodr. Pl. Cap. 63 (1794)
= Anthericum longituberosum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 16: 55 (1942)
= Anthericum picturatum Dreer; Dreer´s Gard. Calendar 1887: xix (1887)
= Anthericum sternbergianum Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 1693 (1830)
= Anthericum vallis-trappii Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 16: 76 (1942)
= Anthericum williamsii Anon.; Gard. Chron. 1875(1): 490 (1875)
= Caesia comosa (Thunb.) Spreng.; Syst. Veg. 2: 88 (1825)
= Chlorophytum brevipes Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 497 (1898)
= Chlorophytum bukobense Engl.; Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C (1895) 139
= Chlorophytum bukobense var. kilimandscharicum Engl.; Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 139 (1895)
= Chlorophytum burchellii Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 330 (1876)
= Chlorophytum delagoense Baker; Harv. et al., Fl. Cap. 6: 399 (1897)
= Chlorophytum elatulum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 287 (1947)
= Chlorophytum elgonense Bullock; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 503 (1932)
= Chlorophytum gazense Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 216 (1911)
= Chlorophytum glaucidulum Engl. ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 293 (1947)
= Chlorophytum glaucidulum var. pauper Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 294 (1947)
= Chlorophytum inopinum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 299 (1947)
= Chlorophytum kirkii Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 17: 108 (1882)
= Chlorophytum limurense Rendle; J. Bot. 70: 158 (1932)
= Chlorophytum longum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 306 (1947)
= Chlorophytum magnum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 311 (1947)
= Chlorophytum miserum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 420 (1895)
= Chlorophytum nemorosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 317 (1947)
= Chlorophytum paludicola Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 320 (1947)
= Chlorophytum petrophilum Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 441 (1914)
= Chlorophytum ramiferum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 521 (1895)
= Chlorophytum rugosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 333 (1947)
= Chlorophytum sternbergianum (Schult. & Schult.f.) Steud.; Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 354 (1840)
= Chlorophytum turritum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 345 (1947)
= Chlorophytum usambarense Engl. ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 347 (1947)
= Cordyline vivipara Steud.; Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 419 (1840)
= Hartwegia comosa (Thunb.) Nees; Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 15(2): 373 (1831)
= Hollia comosa (Thunb.) Heynh.; Alph. Aufz. Gew.: 303 (1846)
= Phalangium comosum (Thunb.) Poir.; Lam., Encycl. 5: 252 (1804)
= Phalangium viviparum Reinw. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 607 (1843)
species :
Chlorophytum cooperi (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum adscendens Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 70 (1942)
= Anthericum capitatum Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.): Fl. Cap. 6: 384 (1896)
= Anthericum cooperi Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 304 (1876)
= Anthericum nudicaule Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.): Fl. Cap. 6: 384 (1896)
= Anthericum pachyphyllum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 304 (1876)
= Anthericum pascuorum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 46 (1942)
species :
Chlorophytum cordifolium De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 111 (1914)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum unifolium Malaisse & Bamps; Syst. & Geogr. Pl. 79: 225 (2009)
species :
Chlorophytum crassinerve (Baker) Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 709 (1962)
Distribution: South Africa (N-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum crassinerve Baker; J. Bot. 29: 71 (1891)
species :
Chlorophytum cremnophilium van Jaarsv.; Bradleya 23 (2014)
Distribution: South Africa (E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Chlorophytum crispum (Thunb.) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 331 (1876)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum crispum Thunb.; Prodr. Pl. Cap. 63 (1794)
= Anthericum rosenbrockii Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 69 (1942)
= Anthericum rustii Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 130 (1944)
= Bulbine crispa (Thunb.) Spreng.; Syst. Veg. 2: 86 (1825)
species :
Chlorophytum cyperaceum (Kies) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum cyperaceum Kies; Bothalia 7: 675 (1962)
species :
Chlorophytum dalzielii (Hutch. ex Hepper) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: Nigeria
22 NGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum dalzielii Hutch. ex Hepper; Kew Bull. 22: 456 (1968)
= Anthericum dalzielii Hutch.; Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341, in clavi, 342 (1936), anglice.
species :
Chlorophytum debile Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 260 (1878)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; SW-Chad
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 23 CON ZAI 24 CHA
Remarks: contains records for C. laxum in W-Africa
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum gilletii Compère; Bull Jard. Bot. Brux. 32: 211 (1962)
= Chlorophytum gracile De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 274 (1911), nom. illeg. non Baker
species :
Chlorophytum decaryanum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 45 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum decipiens Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 275 (1883)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum delicatulum Osborne, Vollesen & Bjorå; Kew Bull. 77(3): 677 (2022)
Distribution: Zambia
26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum dianellifolium (Baker) H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 54 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum dianellifolium Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 529 (1887)
species :
Chlorophytum distichum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 49 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum diwanjii Mujaffar, A.P.Tiwari & Chandore; Phytotaxa 291(2): 159 (2017)
Distribution: India (Madhya Pradesh)
40 IND
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status unverified
species :
Chlorophytum dolichocarpum M.N.Tamura; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 40(1-4): 2 (1989)
Distribution: Thailand
41 THA
species :
Chlorophytum ducis-aprutii Chiov.; Nuov. Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 36: 370 (1929)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Eritrea; Kenya
24 ERI ETH 25 KEN
species :
Chlorophytum fasciculatum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 62 (1993)
Distribution: Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia; Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, N-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.); Lesotho; Eswatini [Swaziland]
26 MOZ ZIM 27 BOT LES NAM SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum conrathii Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 4: 997 (1904)
= Anthericum fasciculatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 316 (1876)
= Anthericum hereroense Schinz; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 857 (1901)
= Anthericum lydenburgense Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 72 (1942)
= Anthericum subulatum Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 782 (1901)
= Anthericum subulatum var. longibracteatum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. 52: 237 (1943)
= Anthericum wilmsii Diels ex Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 131 (1944)
species :
Chlorophytum fernandesii (Poelln.) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 405 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum fernandesii Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2. 17: 65 (1943)
species :
Chlorophytum filifolium Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 264 (1993)
Distribution: Somalia; Soqotra
24 SOC SOM
species :
Chlorophytum filipendulum Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 260 (1878)
subspecies :
subsp. filipendulum
Distribution: Guinea-Bissau; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Nigeria; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola
22 GHA GNB IVO LBR NGA SIE 23 BUR CAF CMN CON EQG GAB ZAI 24 ETH 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG
subspecies :
subsp. amaniense (Engl.) Nordal & A.D.Poulsen; Fl. Trop. E. Afr, Anthericac.: 59 (1997)
Distribution: Kenya; Tanzania
25 KEN TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum amaniense Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 157. 34: 157 (1904)
species :
Chlorophytum fischeri (Baker) Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 506 (1898)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum fischeri Baker; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 468 (1893)
= Chlorophytum angustiracemosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 278 (1947)
= Chlorophytum montanum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 316 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum gallabatense Schweinf ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 325 (1876)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Burkina Faso; Benin; Nigeria; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; S-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Somalia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GNB GUI NGA SEN 23 BUR CAF RWA ZAI 24 CHA ERI ETH SOM SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum fallax Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 83 (1943)
= Chlorophytum breviflorum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 513 (1913)
= Chlorophytum breviscapum Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 362 (1912), nom. illeg. non Dalzell (1850)
= Chlorophytum elachystanthum Cufod.; Senck. Biol. 50: 242, t. 2 (elachistanthum) (1969)
= Chlorophytum ginirense Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 65 (1905)
= Chlorophytum hockii De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 514 (1913)
= Chlorophytum katangense De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 277 (1911)
= Chlorophytum longiramum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 304 (1947)
= Chlorophytum longistylum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 305 (1947)
= Chlorophytum polyscapum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 326 (1947)
= Chlorophytum psammophilum Engl. & Gilg; Warb. (ed.), Kunene-Sambesi Exped.: 188 (1903)
= Chlorophytum ramulosum De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 275 (1911)
= Chlorophytum riparium Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 332 (1947)
= Chlorophytum rivae Engl.; Ann. Ist. Bot. Roma 9: 244 (1902)
= Chlorophytum socialis Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 273 (1947)
= Chlorophytum ukambense Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 504 (1898)
= Chlorophytum umbraticola Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 345 (1947)
variant :
var. floribundum (Baker) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 393 (2012)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum floribundum Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 285 (1897)
= Chlorophytum papillososcapum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 322 (1947)
= Chlorophytum puberulum Engl.; Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 139 (1895)
variant :
var. micranthum (Baker) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 393 (2012)
Distribution: Guinea; Sierra Leone; Mali; Ghana; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; ?Chad; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya
22 GHA GUI MLI SIE 23 BUR CAF RWA ZAI 24 ETH SSU 25 KEN UGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum bequaertii De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 14 (1921) non Dasystachys bequaertii De Wild.
= Chlorophytum micranthum Baker; J. Bot. 16: 325 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum galpinii (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]
23 ZAI 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum bakerianum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941) nom. nov.
= Anthericum delagoense Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 134 (1944)
= Anthericum divaricatum Baker ex Schinz; Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 49: 174 (1904), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum exellii Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 63 (1943)
= Anthericum exellii var. angustifolium Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 64 (1943)
= Anthericum exellii var. papillosum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 65 (1943)
= Anthericum galpinii Baker; Harv. et al., Fl. Cap. 6: 385 (1897)
= Anthericum junodii Baker ex Schinz; Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 49: 175 (1904)
= Anthericum rehmannii Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 781 (1901)
variant :
var. matabalense (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Namibia; Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng)
27 BOT NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum galpinii var. matabelense (Baker) Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 677 (1962)
= Anthericum kapiriense De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 5: 4 (1915)
= Anthericum matabalense Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 484 (1898)
= Anthericum patulum Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 386 (1897)
= Anthericum volkii Sölch; Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 176 (1956)
variant :
var. norlindhii (Weim.) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum galpinii var. norlindhii (Weim.) Oberm.
= Chlorophytum norlindhii Weim.; Bot. Notiser 434 (1937)
species :
Chlorophytum geayanum (H.Perrier) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 660 (1978)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum geayanum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 36 (1935)
species :
Chlorophytum geophilum Peter ex Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 127 (1943)
Distribution: Guinea; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
22 BEN BKN GHA GUI IVO NGA 23 CMN ZAI 24 ETH SUD 25 TAN UGA 26 MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum mahengense Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 129 (1943)
= Chlorophytum subcapitatum Hutch.; Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 342, in clavi, 343 (1936), descr. angl., nom. inval.
species :
Chlorophytum glaucoides Blatt.; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, n.s., 26: 361 (1930 publ. 1931)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum glaucum Dalzell; Hooker´s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 143 (1850)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum goetzei Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 361 (1900)
Distribution: Tanzania
25 TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum goetzei (Engl.) Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 136 (1944)
= Anthericum gramineum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 25 (1942) non Vell., nec Baker (1876) nom. illeg. (1825)
= Anthericum graminoides Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 136 (1944)
= Anthericum remotiflorum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 114 (1942)
species :
Chlorophytum gothanense Malpure & S.R.Yadav; Kew Bull. 64(4): 739 (2010)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum graminifolium (Willd.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 606 (1843)
Distribution: South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum bolusii Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 385 (1897)
= Anthericum dielsii Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 127 (1944)
= Anthericum graminifolium Willd.; Sp. Pl. ed. 4. 2: 139 (1799)
= Anthericum pleiophyllum Schltr. ex Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 128 (1944)
= Anthericum triflorum var. minor Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 315 (1876)
= Anthericum tumidum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 77 (1942)
= Anthericum undulatum Jacq.; Collectanea 5: 87 (1797), nom. illeg.
= Bulbine undulata (Poir.) Spreng.; Syst. Veg. 2: 86 (1825)
= Chlorophytum jacquinii Govaerts; World Checklist Seed Plants 3(1): 14 (1999), nom. nov.
= Chlorophytum piquetbergense Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 230 (1945)
= Chlorophytum tuberculatum A.V.Duthie; Ann. Univ. Stellenbosch, Reeks A, Wis- Naturk. 1: 19 (1926)
= Chlorophytum undulatum (Poir.) Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 708 (1962), nom. illeg.
= Phalangium graminifolium (Willd.) Pers.; Syn. Pl. 1: 368 (1805)
= Phalangium undulatum Poir.; Encycl. 5: 242 (1804)
species :
Chlorophytum graniticola Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(5): 501 (1993)
Distribution: Zimbabwe
26 ZIM
species :
Chlorophytum graniticum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Not. Sys. 5: 46 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum graptophyllum (Baker) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 660 (1978)
Distribution: Soqotra
24 SOC
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum graptophyllum Baker; Gard. Chron. (1882) 1. 460
species :
Chlorophytum haygarthii J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans; J. Bot., 254 (1899)
Distribution: South Africa (Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum bracteatum Thode ex Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 126 (1944)
= Anthericum haygarthii (J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans) Kies; Bothalia 7: 689, 711 (1962)
species :
Chlorophytum herrmannii Nordal & Sebsebe; Pl. Divers. & Complex. Patterns (Friis & Balslev) 326 (2005)
Distribution: Ethiopia
24 ETH
species :
Chlorophytum heynei Rottler ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 322 (1876)
Distribution: India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka
40 IND SRL
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum heynei Rottler ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 323 (1876), pro syn.
= Chlorophytum clivorum J.Mathew & K.V.George; Telopea 18: 379 (2015)
= Chlorophytum heyneanum Wall.; Numer. List no. 5060, et ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 333 (1892)
species :
Chlorophytum hiranense Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 265 (1993)
Distribution: Somalia
24 SOM
species :
Chlorophytum hirsutum A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Kezu Bull. 54(4): 941 (1999 publ. 2000)
Distribution: E-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Uganda
23 BUR ZAI 25 UGA
species :
Chlorophytum holstii Engl.; Abhandl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. (1894) 29; et Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C (1895) 140
Distribution: SE-Kenya; Tanzania
25 KEN TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum hoffmannii Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 158 (1904)
= Chlorophytum holstii var. glabrum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol. Ser. B, 1: 329 (1946)
= Chlorophytum pulverulentum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 329 (1947)
= Chlorophytum uvinsense Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 348 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum humbertianum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Not. Sys. 5: 52 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum humifusum Cufod.; Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot., Angiosp.-Gymnosp. 311 (1939)
Distribution: S-Ethiopia; Kenya
24 ETH 25 KEN
species :
Chlorophytum hypoxiforme (H.Perrier) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 660 (1978)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum hypoxiforme H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 37 (1935)
species :
Chlorophytum hysteranthum Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993), nom. nov.
Distribution: S-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; ?NW-Zambia
23 ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum breviscapum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 507 (1913) non Chlorophytum breviscapum Dalzell
species :
Chlorophytum immaculatum (Hepper) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Benin
22 BEN GNB GUI SEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum immaculatum Hepper; Kew Bull. 22: 458 (1968)
species :
Chlorophytum inconspicuum (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Somalia; Kenya; Oman (Dhofar); Yemen
24 ETH SOM 25 KEN 35 OMA YEM
Remarks: contains records for C. laxum in E-Africa
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum inconspicuum Baker; J. Bot. 15: 71 (1877)
= Chlorophytum abyssinicum Hochst. ex Kotschy & Peyr.; Pl. Tinn. 46 (1867)
= Chlorophytum falcatum (Wall. ex Kunth) Baker; Saund. Ref. Bot. t. 333 (1873)
= Chlorophytum laxiflorum (R.Br.) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 328 (1876)
species :
Chlorophytum indicum (Willd.) Dress; Baileya 9: 43 (1961)
Distribution: S-India (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu)
40 IND
Synonyms: hidden
= Asphodelopsis arangadinensis Steud. ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 332 (1876)
= Chlorophytum attenuatum (Wight) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 332 (1876)
= Chlorophytum indicum (Willd.) M.R.Almeida; Fl. Maharashtra 5A: 172 (2009), isonym
= Liliago indica (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., IV 3: 534 (1845)
= Ornithogalum indicum Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 535 (1829)
= Phalangium attenuatum Wight; Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient.: t. 2037 (1853)
= Phalangium indicum (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 598 (1843)
species :
Chlorophytum inornatum Ker Gawl.; Bot. Mag. t. 1071 (1807)
Distribution: Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; ?Benin; Nigeria; ?Cameroon; ?Equatorial Guinea
22 GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR NGA SIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum afzelii Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 323 (1876)
= Chlorophytum baoulense A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 649 (1920), nomen, et Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343 (1936), in syn.
= Chlorophytum cavalliense A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 649 (1920), nomen, et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343 (1936), in syn.
species :
Chlorophytum intermedium Craib; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 411 (1912)
Distribution: Thailand; Cambodia
41 CBD THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum intermedium var. pubescens Char.; Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 7: 69 (1973)
= Chlorophytum intermedium var. subundulatum (K.Larsen) Char.; Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 7: 69 (1973)
= Chlorophytum subundulatum K.Larsen; Dansk Bot. Arkiv 20: 45 (1961)
species :
Chlorophytum kolhapurense Sardesai, S.P.Gaikwad & S.R.Yadav; Kew Bull. 61(2): 269 (2006)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra, Karnataka)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum kolliense Soosairaj; Nordic J. Bot. 2024(x)-e04254: 3 (2024)
Distribution: India (Tamil Nadu)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum krauseanum (Dinter) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Namibia; Botswana; South Africa (North-West Prov.)
27 BOT NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum brachyphyllum Suess.; Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 49 (1950)
= Anthericum durum Suess.; Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 49 (1940), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum krauseanum Dinter; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 354 (1912)
= Anthericum kyllingioides K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 441 (1914)
= Anthericum pungens Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 52: 241 (1943)
= Anthericum rigens Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum rigidum K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 353 (1912), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum suessenguthii Sölch; Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 176 (1956)
species :
Chlorophytum krookianum Zahlbr.; Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 15: 19 (1900)
Distribution: S-Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
26 MOZ 27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum magnificum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 16: 44 (1942)
= Chlorophytum longipedunculatum H.M.L.Forbes; Bothalia iv 37 (1941)
= Chlorophytum schlechterianum Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 208 (1944)
species :
Chlorophytum lancifolium Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 260 (1878)
subspecies :
subsp. lancifolium
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia
23 BUR ZAI 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum carsonii Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 499 (1898)
= Chlorophytum minutiflorum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 314 (1947)
= Chlorophytum nebulosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 317 (1947)
= Chlorophytum peteri Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 324 (1947)
subspecies :
subsp. cordatum (Engl.) A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 16 (2005)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]; South Sudan; Uganda
23 ZAI 24 SSU 25 UGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum cordatum Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 468 (1893)
subspecies :
subsp. togoense (Engl.) A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 17 (2005)
Distribution: Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 BEN BKN GHA IVO LBR NGA TOG 23 CAF ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum ealaense De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 274 (1911)
= Chlorophytum fosteri A.Chev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France, lY. Mem. VIII. 90 (1908)
= Chlorophytum togoense Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 92 (1902)
= Chlorophytum toumodiense A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 652 (1920), nomen, et Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343, in clavi, 345 (1936), in syn.
= Chlorophytum uhamense Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 226 (1945)
species :
Chlorophytum laxum R.Br.; Prodr. 277 (1810)
Distribution: China (S-Guangdong, Hainan); India (Maharashtra, Odisha); Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Myanmar; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Sumatra; Borneo; Java; Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, N-Western Australia)
36 CHI 40 BAN IND SRL 41 CBD MYA THA VIE 42 BOR JAW MLY SUM 50 AUS
Remarks: African records see C. debile or C. inconspicuum
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum bichetii Backer; Handb. Fl. Java 3: 52 (1924), pro syn.
= Anthericum parviflorum (Wight) Benth.; Fl. Hongk. 373 (1861)
= Chlorophytum acaule Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 327 (1876)
= Chlorophytum acaule Baker ex C.E.C.Fisch.; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1941: 300 (1940 publ. 1941), descr. ampl.
= Chlorophytum bichetii Backer; Handb. Fl. Java 3: 52 (1924)
= Chlorophytum falcatum Baker; Refug. Bot. 5: t. 333 (1873)
= Chlorophytum javanicum (Hassk.) M.R.Almeida; Fl. Maharashtra 5A: 172 (2009)
= Chlorophytum laxiflorum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 328 (1876), nom. illeg.
= Chlorophytum laxum f. javanicum (Hassk.) Backer; Handb. Fl. Java 3: 52 (1924)
= Chlorophytum parviflorum Dalzell; Hooker´s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 141 (1850)
= Chlorophytum xerotinum F.Muell.; Fragm. 1: 63 (1858)
= Nolina javanica Hassk.; Hoev. & de Vriese, Tijdschr. 10: 120 (1843)
= Phalangium laxum (R.Br.) F.Muell.; Fragm. 7: 71 (1869)
= Phalangium parviflorum (Dalzell) Wight; Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. t. 2039 (1840-53)
species :
Chlorophytum leptoneurum (C.H.Wright) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 358 (1947)
Distribution: Tanzania; ?Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum tenellum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 339 (1947)
= Dasystachys leptoneura C.H.Wright; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1908: 440 (1908)
variant :
var. katangense (De Wild.) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 395 (2012)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Verdickia katangensis De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo, Ser. IV. 7 (1902), non Chlorophylum katangense De Wild.
species :
Chlorophytum lewisiae Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 710 (1962)
Distribution: South Africa (N-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Chlorophytum limosum (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; ?Cameroon; Angola
22 BEN BKN GAM GNB GUI IVO MLI NGA SIE TOG 26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum limosum Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 257 (1878)
= Anthericum usseramense var. occidentalis A.Chev.; Mém. Soc. Bot. France 2(8): 90 (1908)
= Chlorophytum nigericum A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 650 (1920), nomen, et in Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341 (1936), in syn. nom. nud.
species :
Chlorophytum littorale Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 266 (1993)
Distribution: S-Somalia
24 SOM
species :
Chlorophytum longifolium Schweinf. ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 327 (1876)
Distribution: Sudan; ?South Sudan; Ethiopia; ?Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia; Botswana
24 ETH SUD 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum drimiopsis Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 301 (1876)
= Anthericum falcatum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 256 (1878)
= Anthericum longifolium A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 333 (1850), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum lunatum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 52: 259 (1943)
= Chlorophytum dolomiticum Dinter; Neue Pfl. Deutsch-Sudwest-Afr. 23 (1914)
= Chlorophytum drimiopsis (Baker) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 231 (1945)
= Chlorophytum falcatum (Baker) Engl.; Abhandl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. 1891 (1892) 161
= Chlorophytum papillosum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 423 (1895)
= Chlorophytum pleiophyllum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 361 (1947)
= Chlorophytum poricola Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 363 (1947)
= Chlorophytum tsumebense Dinter; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 237 (1921), nom. superfl.
= Chlorophytum welwitschii Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 220 (1945) nom. nov.
= Dasystachys drimiopsis (Baker) Baker ex Benth. & Hook.f.; Gen. Pl. 3: 789 (1883)
= Dasystachys falcata Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 256 (1878), non Chlorophytum falcatum Baker (1872)
= Dasystachys papillosa (Rendle) Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 514 (1898)
variant :
var. aureum (Engl.) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 398 (2012)
Distribution: Ivory Coast; ?Benin; Nigeria; Central African Republic; South Sudan
22 IVO NGA 23 CAF 24 SSU
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum aureum Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 469 (1893)
= Dasystachys atacorensis A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 652 (1920), nomen, et in Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 345 (1936), in clavi, anglice, nom. nud.
= Dasystachys aurea (Engl.) Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 512 (1898)
= Dasystachys sombae A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 652 (1920), nomen, et in Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 345 (1936), in syn., nom. nud.
species :
Chlorophytum longiscapum Dammer; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 364 (1912)
Distribution: +Mozambique
26 MOZ
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
Conservation Status: known only from types collected in 1900
species :
Chlorophytum longissimum Ridl.; J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 49: 46 (1908)
Distribution: Thailand
41 THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum longissimum var. phukhaense M.N.Tamura & Pooma; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 65: 27 (2014)
species :
Chlorophytum macrophyllum (A.Rich.) Asch.; Schweinf. Beitr. Fl. Aethiop. 294 (1867)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Chad; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 CAF CMN CON EQG ZAI 24 CHA ETH 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MOZ ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum macrophyllum A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 334 (1850)
= Chlorophytum afzelii Rendle; (1899) non Baker (1876) nom. illeg.
= Chlorophytum fuchsianum De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 5, 1: 102 (1903)
= Chlorophytum hyacinthinum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 298 (1947)
= Chlorophytum kilimandscharicum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 300 (1947)
= Chlorophytum kyimbilense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 80 (1942)
= Chlorophytum leucolepis Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 259 (1878)
= Chlorophytum longipaniculatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 303 (1947)
= Chlorophytum macrophyllum var. kyimbilense (Poelln.) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 310 (1947)
= Chlorophytum massaicum K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 236 (1921)
= Chlorophytum melanocarpum (Chiov.) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 661 (1978)
= Dasystachys melanocarpa Chiov. ex Chiarugi; Webbia 8: 20 (1951)
species :
Chlorophytum macrorrhizum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 358 (1947)
Distribution: Tanzania; ?Angola; Zambia; N-Malawi
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum macrosporum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 330 (1876)
Distribution: Zimbabwe; C-Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo)
26 MOZ ZIM 27 SAF
Remarks: andongense group
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum rhodesianum Phillips; Fl. Pl. South Africa 14: t. 540 (1934)
species :
Chlorophytum madagascariense Baker; J. Bot. 16: 326 (1878)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum gramineum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 302 (1876), nom. illeg.
= Chlorophytum gramineum H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 5: 56 (1935)
= Chlorophytum gramineum var. madagascariense (Baker) H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 5: 57 (1935), nom. superfl.
= Chlorophytum gramineum var. sciaphilum H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 5: 57 (1935)
= Chlorophytum rutenbergianum Vatke; Bremen Abh. 9: 138 (1885)
species :
Chlorophytum malabaricum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 331 (1876)
Distribution: India (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu)
40 IND
Synonyms: hidden
= Phalangium tuberosum Dalzell & A.Gibson; Bombay Fl.: 251 (1861), nom. illeg.
species :
Chlorophytum malayense Ridl.; Fl. Malay. Penins. 5: 341 (1925)
Distribution: China (Guangxi, S-Yunnan); Andaman Isl. (South Andaman Isl.); Thailand; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia
36 CHI 41 AND THA VIE 42 MLY
species :
Chlorophytum mamillatum Elden & Nordal; Phytotaxa 297(2): 152 (2017)
Distribution: Ethiopia
24 ETH
species :
Chlorophytum minor Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(5): 502 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; S-Tanzania; N-Zambia
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum minutiflorum Bjorå & Nordal; Fl. Cameroon 41: 9 (2014), nom. illeg., non Poelln.
Distribution: Cameroon
23 CMN
species :
Chlorophytum modestum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 329 (1876)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum durbanense Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 316 (1898)
species :
Chlorophytum molle (Baker) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 406 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum molle Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 259 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum monophyllum Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 705 (1962)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Chlorophytum namaquense Schltr. ex Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 207 (1944)
Distribution: South Africa (N-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum marlothii Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 229 (1945)
species :
Chlorophytum namorokense H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 48 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum neghellense Cufod.; Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot., Angiosp.-Gymnosp. 311 (1939)
Distribution: S-Ethiopia
24 ETH
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum neghellense (Cufod.) Bjorå & Sebsebe; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 5: 16 (2008)
= Chlorophytum ellenbeckii Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 206 (1944)
= Chlorophytum gallarum Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 127 (1943)
species :
Chlorophytum nepalense (Lindl.) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. Bot. 15: 330 (1876), p. p.
Distribution: China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan); Tibet; Nepal; Bhutan; India (Darjeeling, Sikkim); N-Myanmar (Mandalay)
36 CHI TIB 40 BHU IND NEP 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum nepalense (Lindl.) Spreng.; Syst. Veg. ed. 16. 4(2): 135 (1827)
= Chlorophytum flaccidum W.W.Sm.; Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 13(63-64): 156 (1921)
= Chlorophytum khasianum Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6(18): 334-335 (1892)
= Chlorophytum mekongense W.W.Sm.; Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 13(63-64): 156-157 (1921)
= Chlorophytum oreogenes W.W.Sm.; Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 13(63-64): 157 (1921)
= Chlorophytum undulatum Wall.; (Numer. List: 177, n. 5059 (1832), nom. nud.) ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 335 (1892), nom. illeg.
= Liliago nepalensis (Lindl.) C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 3: 534 (1845)
= Phalangium nepalense Lindl.; Trans. Hort. Soc. London 6: 277 (1826)
species :
Chlorophytum nervatum (C.H.Wright) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 357 (1947)
Distribution: +Zambia
26 ZAM
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status doubtful
Conservation Status: known only from type collected in 1906
Synonyms: hidden
= Dasystachys nervata C.H.Wright; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1907: 55 (1907)
species :
Chlorophytum nervosum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 270 (1993)
Distribution: N-Somalia; N-Yemen
24 SOM 35 YEM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum subpapillosum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 133 (1944)
species :
Chlorophytum nidulans (Baker) Brenan; Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 9: 91 (1954)
Distribution: Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
26 MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum nidulans Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 314 (1876)
= Chlorophytum asphodeloides C.H.Wright; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 170 (1906)
species :
Chlorophytum nimmonii (J.Graham) Dalzell; Hooker´s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 142 (1850)
Distribution: India (Tamil Nadu)
40 IND
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum nimmonii J.Graham; Cat. Pl. Bomb. 220 (1839)
= Hartwegia nimmonii (J.Graham) Dalzell ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 324 (1876)
= Phalangium oligospermum Wight; Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient.: t. 2038 (1853)
species :
Chlorophytum nubicum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Guinea; Nigeria; Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
22 GUI NGA 23 CAF CMN CON 24 ETH SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum articulatum Hutch.; Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341, in clavi, 342 (1936), anglice, nom. inval., p. p.
= Anthericum fibrosum Hutch.; Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341, in clavi, 342 (1936), anglice, nom. inval.
= Anthericum nubicum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 301 (1876)
= Anthericum senussiorum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 133 (1944)
= Chlorophytum pleurostachyum Chiov. ex Chiarugi; Webbia 8: 16 (1951)
= Chlorophytum tinneae Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 333 (1876)
species :
Chlorophytum nyassae (Rendle) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum nyassae Rendle; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 4: 52 (1894)
= Chlorophytum glabriflorum C.H.Wright; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 170 (1906)
species :
Chlorophytum nzii A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 650 (1920), nomen, et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343, in clavi, 345 (1936), descr. angl., et ex Hepper, Kew Bull. 22: 459 (1968)
Distribution: Liberia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast
22 BKN IVO LBR MLI
species :
Chlorophytum occultum A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Kew Bull. 54(4): 944 (1999 publ. 2000)
Distribution: NE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Uganda
23 ZAI 25 UGA
species :
Chlorophytum orchidastrum Lindl.; Edwards´s Bot. Reg. t. 813 (1824)
Distribution: Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; ?Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; ?Chad; Zambia
22 BEN BKN GHA GUI IVO LBR NGA SIE TOG 23 BUR CMN CON EQG GAB ZAI 26 ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum lanceum A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 650 (1920), 651, nomen, et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343, in clavi, 345 (1936), in syn.
= Chlorophytum macropodum K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 443 (1914)
= Chlorophytum mannii Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 498 (1898)
= Chlorophytum petiolatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 326 (1876)
= Chlorophytum seretii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., V 3: 56 (1909)
= Chlorophytum seretii var. likimensis De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 526 (1912)
= Chlorophytum talbotii Rendle; Cat. Talbot´s Nigerian Pl. 113 (1913)
= Chlorophytum zenkeri Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 92 (1902)
species :
Chlorophytum orchideum (Welw. ex Baker) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 406 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum orchideum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 258 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum palghatense K.M.P.Kumar & Adsul; Phytotaxa 188(5): 282 (2014)
Distribution: India (Kerala)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum parkeri (Baker) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 661 (1978)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum parkeri Baker; J. Bot. 20: 269 (1882)
species :
Chlorophytum parvulum Chiov.; Pl. Nov. Aethiop. 4 (1928)
Distribution: NE-Somalia
24 SOM
species :
Chlorophytum paucinervatum (Poelln.) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
Distribution: Tanzania; Malawi; Mozambique
25 TAN 26 MLW MOZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum paucinervatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 78 (1942)
species :
Chlorophytum pauciphyllum Oberm.; Bothalia 7: 710 (1962)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Chlorophytum pauper Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 369 (1947)
Distribution: Zambia; Zimbabwe; Botswana
26 ZAM ZIM 27 BOT
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum kymatodes Suess.; Trans. Rhodes. Sci. Assoc. 43: 74 (1951)
species :
Chlorophytum pendulum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 273 (1993)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Kenya
24 ETH 25 KEN
species :
Chlorophytum peralbum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 217 (1945)
Distribution: NE-Angola
26 ANG
species :
Chlorophytum perfoliatum Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(5): 503 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Zambia; Malawi
23 ZAI 26 MLW ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum petraeum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 274 (1993)
Distribution: NE-Somalia
24 SOM
species :
Chlorophytum pilosicarinatum (Poelln.) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 399 (2012)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum pilosicarinatum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 17: 89 (1943)
species :
Chlorophytum polystachys Baker; J. Bot. 16: 326 (1878)
Distribution: Burkina Faso; N-Cameroon; South Sudan; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe
22 BKN 23 CMN 24 SSU 25 KEN TAN 26 MLW ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum giganteum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 28 (1942)
= Chlorophytum acrothyrsum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 274 (1947)
= Chlorophytum asparagifolium Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 361 (1900)
= Chlorophytum holotrichum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 296 (1947)
= Chlorophytum palustre Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 138 (1910)
= Chlorophytum subrugosum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 336 (1947)
= Chlorophytum tuberigenum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 342 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum pseudocaule Tesfaye & Nordal; Kew Bull. 62(1): 129 (2007)
Distribution: W-Ethiopia
24 ETH
Remarks: andongense group
species :
Chlorophytum pterocarpum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 274 (1993)
Distribution: Ethiopia
24 ETH
species :
Chlorophytum pubiflorum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 329 (1876)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum paniculosum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 321 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum pusillum Schweinf. ex Baker; J. Bot. 16: 325 (1878)
Distribution: Senegal; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; N-Cameroon; ?Central African Republic; SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; South Sudan; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GHA IVO MLI NGA SEN TOG 23 CMN ZAI 24 SSU 25 TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum gourmacum A.Chev.; Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343 (1936), in syn., nom. nud.
= Chlorophytum micans Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 135 (1910)
= Chlorophytum mossicum A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 650 (1920), nomen, et ex Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 343 (1936), in syn.
species :
Chlorophytum pygmaeum (Weim.) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
subspecies :
subsp. pygmaeum
Distribution: E-Zimbabwe
26 ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum pygmaeum Weim.; Bot. Notiser 428 (1937)
= Anthericum puberulum Weim.; Bot. Notiser 425 (1937)
subspecies :
subsp. rhodesianum (Rendle) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: E-Zimbabwe; Mozambique
26 MOZ ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum rhodesianum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 216 (1911), non Chlorophytum rhodesianum Phillips (1934)
species :
Chlorophytum radula (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum radula Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 781 (1901)
species :
Chlorophytum ramosissimum Nordal & Thulin; Nordic J. Bot. 13(3): 275 (1993)
Distribution: SE-Ethiopia; Somalia
24 ETH SOM
species :
Chlorophytum rangei (Engl. & K.Krause) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: Namibia; South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov.)
27 NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum rangei Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 125 (1910)
= Anthericum rigidifolium Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér, 2: 16: 48 (1942)
= Anthericum scariosum A.V.Duthie; Ann. Univ. Stellenbosch, Reeks A, Wis-Natuurk. 4(1): 16 (1926)
= Anthericum tuberiferum Dinter ex Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 52: 242 (1943)
= Anthericum tuberiferum Hutch.; J. Hutch. & J. M. Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341 (1936)
species :
Chlorophytum recurvifolium (Baker) C.Archer & Kativu; Bothalia 31: 40 (2001)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Zimbabwe; S-Mozambique; Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]
23 ZAI 26 MOZ ZIM 27 BOT SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum longistylum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 305 (1876)
= Anthericum polyphyllum Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 383 (1896)
= Anthericum polyphyllum Peter ex Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 137 (1942), sine descr. lat.
= Anthericum recurvifolium Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 28 (1906)
= Chlorophytum longiphyllum Govaerts; World Checklist Seed Pl. 3(1): 14 (1999)
= Chlorophytum polyphyllum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 63 (1993)
species :
Chlorophytum reflexibracteatum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 368 (1947)
Distribution: +Tanzania
25 TAN
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, status doubtful
Conservation Status: known only from type collected in 1905
species :
Chlorophytum rhizopendulum Bjorå & Hemp; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 7: 10 (2008)
Distribution: Tanzania
25 TAN
species :
Chlorophytum rigidum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 604 (1843)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum rigidum (Kunth) Baker; J. Bot. 10: 141 (1872)
= Chlorophytum pulchellum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 605 (1843)
species :
Chlorophytum ruahense Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 361 (1900)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Zambia
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum peteri Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 136 (1942)
species :
Chlorophytum rubribracteatum (De Wild.) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
23 BUR ZAI 25 TAN 26 MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum roseum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 114 (1942)
= Anthericum rubribracteatum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 508 (1913)
species :
Chlorophytum saundersiae (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum pulchellum Baker; Fl. Cap. 6: 386 (1897)
= Anthericum rudatisii Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 129 (1944)
= Anthericum saundersiae Baker; Dyer, Fl. Gap. 6: 384 (1896)
species :
Chlorophytum scabrum Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 497 (1898)
Distribution: W-Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum hispidulum Rendle; Cat. Welw. Afr. Pl. 2: 53 (1899)
species :
Chlorophytum senegalense (Baker) Hepper; Kew Bull. 21: 496 (1968)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Benin
22 BEN BKN GNB GUI IVO MLI SEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dasystachys macinensis A.Chev.; Expl. Bot. Afr. Occ. Franc. 1: 652 (1920), nomen, et in Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 345 (1936), in syn.
= Dasystachys senegalensis Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 782 (1901)
species :
Chlorophytum serpens Sebsebe & Nordal; Pl. Divers. & Complex. Patterns (Friis & Balslev) 328 (2005)
Distribution: N-Ethiopia
24 ETH
species :
Chlorophytum sharmae Adsul, Lekhak & S.R.Yadav; Kew Bull. 69(2)-9503: 1 (2014)
Distribution: India (Kerala)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum sikkimense P.Rai; Phytotaxa 567(2): 201 (2022)
Distribution: India (Sikkim)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum simplex Craib; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 412 (1912)
Distribution: Thailand
41 THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum orchidastrum var. simplex (Craib) Char.; Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 7: 68 (1973)
species :
Chlorophytum sofiense (H.Perrier) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 661 (1978)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum sofiense H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 37 (1935)
species :
Chlorophytum somaliense Baker; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 469 (1893)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Somalia; Kenya; Tanzania
24 ETH SOM 25 KEN TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum undulatifolium Engl. ex Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 69 (1942)
= Chlorophytum baudi-candeanum Chiov.; Ann. Bot., Roma 9: 146 (1911), et ex Cufod., Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot., Angiosp.-Gymnosp. 310 (1939), descr. emend.
= Chlorophytum boranense Chiov. ex Chiarugi; Webbia 8: 14 (1951)
= Chlorophytum pauciflorum Dammer ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 322 (1947)
= Chlorophytum tenuifolium Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew (1895) 228
= Chlorophytum tertalense Chiov.; Webbia 8: 18 (1951)
species :
Chlorophytum sparsiflorum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 325 (1876)
Distribution: Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; ?Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; Uganda
22 GHA IVO LBR NGA SIE 23 BIO BUR CMN EQG GAB RWA ZAI 25 UGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum beniense De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 13 (1921)
= Chlorophytum bracteatum Hua; Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 10: 673 (1898)
= Chlorophytum butaguense De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 19 (1921)
= Chlorophytum comosum var. sparsiflorum (Baker) A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 15 (2005)
= Chlorophytum deistelianum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 134 (1910)
= Chlorophytum elongatofusiforme De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 15 (1921)
= Chlorophytum grewenii Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 136 (1910)
= Chlorophytum huyghei De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. V. 3: 55 (1909)
= Chlorophytum ituriense De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 17 (1921)
= Chlorophytum ledermannii Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 137 (1910)
= Chlorophytum semlikiense De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 20 (1921)
= Chlorophytum thollonianum Hua; Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 10: 672 (1898)
variant :
var. bipindense (Engl. & K.Krause) Bjorå & Nordal; Fl. Gabon 41: 8 (2010)
Distribution: Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ghana; Cameroon; Gabon
22 GHA LBR SIE 23 CMN GAB
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum bipindense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 133 (1910)
= Chlorophytum cauliferum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 222 (1945)
= Chlorophytum comosum var. bipindense (Engl. & K.Krause) A.D.Poulsen & Nordal; Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 15 (2005)
species :
Chlorophytum sphacelatum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Namibia
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW ZAM 27 NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum homblei De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 108 (1914)
= Anthericum liliagastrum var. capitatum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 71 (1943)
= Anthericum liliagastrum var. pilosum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 70 (1943)
= Anthericum lukiense De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 273 (1911). 3: 273 (1911)
= Anthericum lukiense var. intermedium De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 273 (1911)
= Anthericum lukiense var. kionzoense De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 273 (1911)
= Anthericum robustulum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 124 (1942)
= Anthericum sphacelatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 303 (1876)
= Anthericum usseramense Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 486 (1898)
= Anthericum velutinum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 508 (1913)
variant :
var. arenarium (Baker) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 407 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum arenarium Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 259 (1878)
variant :
var. hockii (De Wild.) Nordal; Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Anthericac.: 35 (1997)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 ANG MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum hockii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 3: 265 (1911)
= Chlorophytum sphacelatum subsp. hockii (De Wild.) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13: 64 (1993)
variant :
var. milanjianum (Rendle) Nordal; Fl. Trop. E. Afr, Anthericac.: 35 (1997)
Distribution: Tanzania; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Botswana
25 TAN 26 MLW ZIM 27 BOT
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum friesii Weim.; Bot. Notiser 422 (1937)
= Anthericum milandjianum Rendle; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 4: 51 (1894)
= Anthericum princeae var. latifolium Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 134 (1942)
= Anthericum whytei Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 285 (1897)
= Chlorophytum sphacelatum subsp. milanjianum (Rendle) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
species :
Chlorophytum sphagnicolum Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 402 (2012), nom. nov.
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum andongense Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond., ser. 2, Bot. 1: 257 (1878), non C. andongense Baker 1878
= Anthericum andongense var. glabrum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 17: 59 (1943)
= Anthericum andongense var. papillosum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 17: 58 (1943)
= Anthericum andongense var. parviflorum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 17: 59 (1943)
= Anthericum dissitiflorum Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1: 257 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum staudtii Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993), nom. nov.
Distribution: Nigeria; Cameroon; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 NGA 23 CMN ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum zenkeri Engl.; Jahrb. 32: 91 (1902) non Chlorophytum zenkeri Engl. (1902)
species :
Chlorophytum stenopetalum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 331 (1876)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Cameroon; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; S-Chad; South Sudan; Uganda; Tanzania; SW-Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA IVO MLI NGA NGR SEN TOG 23 CAF CMN ZAI 24 CHA SSU 25 TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum bracteosum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. II. 1: 260 (1878)
= Chlorophytum cinerascens Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 136 (1910)
= Chlorophytum inarticulatum Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 128 (1943)
= Chlorophytum menyharthii Schinz ex Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 503 (1898)
= Chlorophytum schweinfurthii Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 503 (1898)
variant :
var. latifolium (Engl. & K.Krause) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 403 (2012)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum latifolium Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 134 (1910)
species :
Chlorophytum stolzii (K.Krause) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; Uganda; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Mozambique
23 BUR CON GAB RWA ZAI 25 TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira asphodeloides Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. Ser. II. 1: 255. t. 34 (1878), nom. illeg. non Chlorophytum asphodeloides C. H. Wright
= Albuca stolzii K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 237 (1921)
= Anthericum burgeri Cufod.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nation. Belg., 41 (3). Suppl. Enum. Pl. Aethiop. Spermat.: 1530 (1971), nom. nov., without replaced synonym ref., for Albuca stolzii Krause non Anthericum stolzii Engl. & K. Krause (1971)
= Anthericum foliatum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 136 (1944)
= Anthericum liliagastrum var. robustum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 70 (1943)
= Anthericum russissiense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 70 (1942)
= Anthericum welwitschii Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 657 (1978), nom.
= Debesia asphodeloides (Welw. ex Baker) Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 708 (1891) non Chlorophytum asphodeloides C. H. Wright
species :
Chlorophytum subligulatum H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 53 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum subpetiolatum (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: Nigeria; ?Cameroon; ?Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; S-Chad; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Somalia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 NGA 23 BUR CAF RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SOM SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira breviscapa De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 5: 3 (1915)
= Acrospira curtisiae I.M.Johnst.; Contr. Gray Herb. 73: 32 (1924)
= Acrospira kapiriensis De Wild. & Ledoux; de Wild. & Dur., Contr. Fl. Katanga, Suppl.: 91 (1930)
= Acrospira laurentii De Wild.; Miss. Ém. Laurent 1: 211 (1906)
= Acrospira laurentii var. variegata De Wild.; Miss. Ém. Laurent 3: 212 (1907)
= Anthericum bifoliatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 121 (1942)
= Anthericum bragae Engl.; Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 138 (1895)
= Anthericum brehmerianum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 116 (1942)
= Anthericum brehmerianum var. longibracteatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 116 (1942)
= Anthericum bussei Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 127 (1942)
= Anthericum claessensii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 272 (1911)
= Anthericum dimorphum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., ser. 2, 16: 43 (1942)
= Anthericum diversifolium Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 122 (1942)
= Anthericum hecqii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 277 (1911)
= Anthericum lacustre Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 128 (1942)
= Anthericum laurentii De Wild.; Enum. Pl. Laurent, 39 (1905)
= Anthericum laurentii var. minor De Wild.; Pl. Bequaert. 1: 10 (1921)
= Anthericum limbamenense Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 126 (1910)
= Anthericum malchairii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 274 (1911). 3: 274 (1911)
= Anthericum mendoncae Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 85 (1943)
= Anthericum monophyllum Baker; J. Bot. 16: 324 (1878)
= Anthericum montanum Poelln.; Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 135 (1944)
= Anthericum porense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 115 (1942)
= Anthericum stolzii Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 126 (1910)
= Anthericum subpetiolatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 302 (1876)
= Anthericum triphyllum Baker; R. A. Dyer, Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 485 (1898)
= Anthericum tropicum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941)
= Anthericum tuberosum De Wild.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 508 (1913), nom. illeg.
= Anthericum ugogoense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 30 (1942)
= Anthericum unifolium Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 78 (1942)
= Anthericum urumburense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 130 (1942)
= Anthericum useguhaense Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 25 (1942)
= Chlorophytum angustifolium Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. Bot. 40: 217 (1911)
= Chlorophytum buarense Poelln.; Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61: 205 (1944)
= Chlorophytum fusiforme Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 419 (1895)
= Chlorophytum hispidiflorum Poelln.; ´Portugaliae Acta Biol., Sér. B, Sist. 1: 294 (1947)
= Chlorophytum hispidoscapum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 295 (1947)
= Chlorophytum longiantheratum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 302 (1947)
= Chlorophytum moniliforme Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 418 (1895)
= Chlorophytum polyrhizon Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 10: 396 (1878)
= Chlorophytum ruwenzoriense Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 38: 239 (1908)
= Chlorophytum subhispidum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 335 (1947)
= Chlorophytum subhispidum var. glabrum Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol. Ser. B, 1: 336 (1946)
= Chlorophytum subpetiolatum f. variegatum (De Wild.) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145: 404 (2012)
= Chlorophytum subulatum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 337 (1947)
= Debesia contorta Lebrun & L.Touss.; J. Lebrun, Vég. Plaine Alluviale Lac Édouard: 268 (1947), no Latin descr.
= Debesia minor (De Wild.) Robyns & Tournay; Robyns, Fl. Spermatophyt. Parc Nat. Albert 3: 352 (1955)
variant :
var. pilosifolium (De Wild.) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 405 (2012)
Distribution: Ethiopia; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Zambia
23 ZAI 24 ETH 25 TAN 26 ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira breviscapa var. pilosifolia De Wild.; Contr. Fl. Katanga: 212 (1930)
= Chlorophytum unyikense Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 272 (1901)
species :
Chlorophytum suffruticosum Baker; J. Bot. 16: 326 (1878)
Distribution: Kenya; Tanzania
25 KEN TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum acuminatum Rendle; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 411 (1895)
= Anthericum campestre Engl.; Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1894: 28 (1894)
= Anthericum inexpectatum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 123 (1942)
= Anthericum longisetosum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 125 (1942)
= Anthericum suffruticosum (Baker) Milne-Redh.; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 489 (1936)
= Chlorophytum polyphyllum (Baker) Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 363 (1947)
= Chlorophytum rhizomatosum Baker; Gard. Chron. (1885) II. 230
= Dasystachys polyphylla Baker; Oliv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 511 (1898)
species :
Chlorophytum superpositum (Baker) Marais& Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 662 (1978)
Distribution: South Sudan
24 SSU
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum superpositum Baker; J. Bot. 16: 324 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum sylvestre Bardot-Vaucoulon; Adansonia, sér. 3, 19: 152 (1997)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Chlorophytum tenerrimum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 340 (1947)
Distribution: SE-Kenya; NE-Tanzania
25 KEN TAN
species :
Chlorophytum tetraphyllum (L.f.) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 328 (1876)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Eritrea; Yemen
24 ERI ETH 35 YEM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum chamaemoly Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 332 (1850)
= Asphodelus chamaemoly Hochst. ex Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 328 (1877)
= Chlorophytum schimperi Engl.; Abhandl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. 1891 (1892) 161
= Liliago abyssinica (Kunth) C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., IV 3: 534 (1845)
= Phalangium abyssinicum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 598 (1843)
= Scilla tetraphylla L.f.; Suppl. 200 (1782)
species :
Chlorophytum tillariense S.R.Yadav & Chandore; Phytotaxa 427(4): 279 (2019)
Distribution: India (Maharashtra)
40 IND
species :
Chlorophytum tordense Chiov.; Result. Sci. Miss. Stefan-Paoli Somal. Ltal. 1: 173 (1916)
Distribution: Ghana; Cameroon; S-Chad; Sudan; Ethiopia; Somalia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Yemen
22 GHA 23 CMN 24 CHA ETH SOM SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW ZAM ZIM 35 YEM
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum ciliare Peter ex Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 132 (1942)
= Anthericum curviscapum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 122 (1942)
= Anthericum deflexum A.Chev.; Études Fl. Afr. Centr. Franç. 1: 315 (1913), nom. nud., et in Hutch. & Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 341, in clavi, 342 (1936) anglice.
= Anthericum ledermannii Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 127 (1910)
= Anthericum pubiflorum Peter ex Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 24 (1942)
= Chlorophytum affine var. curviscapum (Poelln.) Hanid; Kew Bull. 29(3): 588 (1974)
species :
Chlorophytum transvaalense (Baker) Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 64 (1993)
Distribution: E-Zimbabwe; S-Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]
26 MOZ ZIM 27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum indutum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941) nom. nov.
= Anthericum transvaalense Baker; Harv. et al., Fl. Cap. 6: 384 (1896)
= Anthericum vestitum Baker ex Schinz; Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 49: 174 (1904), nom. illeg.
species :
Chlorophytum trichophlebium (Baker) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 65 (1993)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum pretoriense Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 780 (1901)
= Anthericum trichophlebium Baker; Harv. et al., Fl. Cap. 6: 882 (1896)
= Anthericum vaginatum Baker; Bull. Herb. Boissier 4: 997 (1896)
species :
Chlorophytum triflorum (Aiton) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 606 (1843)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum bipedunculatum Jacq.; Collectanea 5: 88 (1797)
= Anthericum brehmeanum (Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker; J. Bot. 10: 139 (1872)
= Anthericum dubium (Schult. & Schult.f.) Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 232 (1941)
= Anthericum pauciflorum Thunb.; Prodr. Pl. Cap. 63 (1794)
= Anthericum schultesii (Kunth) Baker; J. Bot. 10: 140 (1872)
= Anthericum triflorum Aiton; Hort. Kew. 1: 448 (1789)
= Chlorophytum brehmeanum Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 454 (1829)
= Chlorophytum dubium Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 455 (1829)
= Phalangium bipedunculatum (Jacq.) Poir.; Lam., Encycl. 5: 244 (1804)
= Phalangium pedunculatum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 315 (1876) (bipedunculatum)
= Phalangium triflorum (Aiton) Pers.; Syn. Pl. 1: 368 (1805)
= Trachyandra brehmeana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 586 (1843)
= Trachyandra pauciflora (Thunb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 584 (1843)
= Trachyandra schultesii Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 586 (1843), nom. superfl.
species :
Chlorophytum tripedale (Baker) H.Perrier; Lecomte, Notul. Syst. 5: 51 (1935)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum tripedale Baker; J. Bot. 20: 269 (1882)
species :
Chlorophytum tuberosum (Roxb.) Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 332 (1876)
Distribution: Nigeria; ?Cameroon; Central African Republic; SW-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Nepal; India (almost throughout); Sri Lanka; Myanmar (Bago, Mandalay)
22 NGA 23 CAF 24 CHA ERI ETH SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 40 IND NEP SRL 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira lilioides A.Chev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: Mem. VIII. 89 (1908), et Sudania 1: 137, No. 8385 (1911), nomen
= Anthericum kilimandscharicum Poelln.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 51: 72 (1942)
= Anthericum niveum (Poir.) F.Dietr.; Nachtr. Vollst. Lex. Gärtn. 1: 256 (1815)
= Anthericum niveum (Poir.) Spreng.; Syst. Veg. 2: 84 (1825), isonym
= Anthericum ornithogaloides Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 332 (1850)
= Anthericum tuberosum Roxb.; Pl. Corom. 2: 20. t. 138 (1824)
= Chlorophytum anthericoideum Dalzell; Hooker´s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 141 (1850)
= Chlorophytum kulsii Cufod.; Senck. Biol. 50: 243 (1969)
= Chlorophytum niveum (Poir.) M.R.Almeida; Fl. Maharashtra 5A: 173 (2009)
= Chlorophytum russii Chiov.; Result. Sci. Miss. Stefan.-Paoli Somal. Ital. 1: 172 (1916)
= Liliago nivea (Poir.) C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., IV 3: 534 (1845)
= Liliago tuberosa (Roxb.) C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., IV 3: 534 (1845)
= Phalangium niveum Poir.; Encycl. 5: 248 (1804)
= Phalangium ornithogaloides (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Schweinf.; Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 294 (1867)
= Phalangium tuberosum (Roxb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 598 (1843)
species :
Chlorophytum ustulatum (Welw. ex Baker) Meerts; Taxon 67(2): 409 (2018)
Distribution: Angola
26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum nodulosum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 17: 87 (1943)
= Anthericum ustulatum var. ciliatum Poelln.; Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 17: 77 (1943)
= Anthericum ustulatum Welw. ex Baker; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 258 (1878)
species :
Chlorophytum velutinum Kativu; Nordic J. Bot. 13(5): 503 (1993)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Acrospira homblei De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 5: 4 (1915)
species :
Chlorophytum vespertinum Vollesen; Novon 31(1): 182 (2023)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia
25 TAN 26 ZAM
species :
Chlorophytum vestitum Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 326 (1876)
subspecies :
subsp. vestitum
Distribution: Zambia; Mozambique
26 MOZ ZAM
subspecies :
subsp. pilosissimum (Engl. & K.Krause) Meerts; Pl. Ecol. Evol. 145(3): 405 (2012)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Malawi
23 ZAI 25 TAN 26 MLW
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum pilosissimum Engl. & K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 139 (1910)
species :
Chlorophytum viridescens Engl.; Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C (1895) 140
Distribution: Uganda; Kenya; NE-Tanzania
25 KEN TAN UGA
Remarks: andongense group
Synonyms: hidden
= Chlorophytum macrocladum Peter ex Poelln.; Portugaliae Acta Biol., Ser. B, 1: 307 (1947)
species :
Chlorophytum viscosum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 4: 605 (1843)
Distribution: Namibia; South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov.)
27 NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum kovismontanum Dinter; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 268 (1931)
= Anthericum longibracteatum Dinter; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 267 (1931)
= Anthericum viscosum (Kunth) Baker; J. Bot. 10: 141 (1872)
species :
Chlorophytum waibelii K.Krause; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 443 (1914)
Distribution: Cameroon
23 CMN
species :
Chlorophytum warneckei (Engl.) Marais & Reilly; Kew Bull. 32(3): 662 (1978)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea; Ghana; Togo; ?Benin; W-D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 GAM GHA GUI SEN TOG 23 ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum warneckei Engl.; Jahrb. 32: 91 (1901)
species :
Chlorophytum zambiense Bjorå & Nordal; Phylogeny Speciation Biogeogr. Crinum Chlorophytum Paper 6: 9 (2008)
Distribution: E-Zambia
26 ZAM
Remarks: andongense group
species :
Chlorophytum zavattarii (Cufod.) Nordal; Nordic J. Bot. 13(1): 65 (1993)
Distribution: Ethiopia; Somalia; Kenya
24 ETH SOM 25 KEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Anthericum zavattarii Cufod.; Miss. Biol. Borana, Racc. Bot., Angiosp.-Gymnosp. 308 (1939)
species :
Chlorophytum zingiberastrum Nordal & A.D.Poulsen; Fl. Trop. E. Afr, Anthericac.: 48 (1997); et in Kew Bull. 53(4): 937 (1998)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; N-Mozambique
23 BUR ZAI 25 TAN 26 MLW MOZ ZAM
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8,675 hybrids, 47,796 accepted infraspecific taxa and 997,888 synonyms,
in total 1,409,589* names

[*about 25,000 dubious, "unplaced" names and about 4,000 invalid names (Art. 24.3) like "typicus" are deliberately omitted]


With complete, detailed distribution data (countries and regions) and literature references

Arranged in linear phylogenetic sequence reflecting true relationships

Fully searchable and continously updated

With 38,209 pictures of 15,787 species

Assembled through 40 years independently from other databases

In cooperation with Catalogue of Life