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Chlorophytum chinense Bur. et Franch.


Description from Flora of China

Chlorophytum platystemon Diels.

Rhizome short, inconspicuous. Roots cylindric or subfusiform, 2--3 mm thick, fleshy. Leaves fasciculate, sessile, grasslike, 10--30 × 0.2--0.4 cm, glabrous. Scape erect, 20--40 cm, rather slender. Raceme sometimes few branched and paniculate, several to many flowered; bracts very small. Flowers solitary; pedicel 7--11 mm, usually articulate proximally. Tepals white with pink veins, oblong-elliptic, 9--10 × 3--4 mm, 3--5-veined. Stamens slightly shorter than tepals; anthers usually connivent, 5--6 mm, ca. 2 × as long as filaments. Style ca. 8 mm. Fl. Jun--Aug.

* Forest margins, grassy slopes, river banks; 2600--3000 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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