Taxon  Report   1951 
Chasmanthe floribunda  (Salisb.) N.E. Br.
African cornflag,  Chasmanthe
Chasmanthe floribunda
© 2003 Tony Morosco
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Chasmanthe floribunda
© 2003 Tony Morosco
Chasmanthe floribunda
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Chasmanthe floribunda, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Chasmanthe floribunda
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Genus: Chasmanthe
escaped cultivar
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PLANTS: Chasmanthe aethiopica
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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