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Family: Velloziaceae.

-Xerophyta : from the Greek 'xeros' meaning dry, and 'phyto' meaning plant, referring to the ability of the genus to withstand desiccation.

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Xerophyta dasylirioides

Xerophyta dasylirioides Antsirabe W.
Author:Baker 1875.
Family:Velloziaceae ( Amaryllidaceae ? ).
Habitat:Madagascar.
Synonym:Vellozia dasylirioides (Baker)Poiss.

-Xerophyta : from the Greek 'xeros' meaning dry, and 'phyto' meaning plant, referring to the ability of the genus to withstand desiccation.

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Xerophyta retinervis

Author:Baker.
Family: Velloziaceae.
Habitat:S.Africa.
Synonyms:Xerophyta clavata Baker,
Barbacenia retinervis (Baker) Pax ex Burtt Davy,
Vellozia retinervis (Baker) Bake,Vellozia clavata (Baker) Baker.
Common names :black-stick lily,besembos,
bobbejaanstert,sifunti,isiphmba.

-Xerophyta : from the Greek 'xeros' meaning dry, and 'phyto' meaning plant, referring to the ability of the genus to withstand desiccation.

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