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Pakistan | Family List | Haemodoraceae | Liriope

1. Liriope graminifolia (L.) Baker in J. Linn. Soc. (Bot.). 17: 499. 1879. R.R. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 60. 1972.


  • Dracaena graminifolia L.

    Plants 15-40 cm tall. Roots adventitious with tubers. Leaves grass-like, narrowly linear, radical; margin entire; veins 3-5. Scape as long as or longer than the leaves, leaf-less. Flowers erect, numerous in interrupted clusters arranged in groups of 3-5 along the raceme, erect, pedicellate; pedicel jointed. Perianth segments 6, free, white to lavender, spreading from the base of the ovary. Stamens 6, filaments longer than the anthers. Ovary superior, tri-locular, with 2 ovules in each locule. Style shorter than the perianth segments. Fruit capsular, not 3-angled, walls thin; seed fleshy.

    Fl. Per.: May-August.

    Type: Not designated.

    Distribution: N.W. Himalayas, Cochin China, China.


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