African Plant Database


Blyxa senegalensis Dandy
Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 72: 42 (1934) 
Information on the genus : Blyxa
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Submerged annual or perhaps perennial herb; stem simple, corm-like, to 1 cm Ø; leaves radical, narrowly elliptic to linear-lanceolate; dioecious; white flowers
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Ecology : Temporary pool on lateritic outcrops.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Rép. Guinée 1: 418 (2009).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 11074
 
Record n°11074
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