African Plant Database

Blyxa senegalensis Dandy
Protologue : J. Bot. 72: 42 (1934) 
Information on the genus : Blyxa
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 :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 327
  • LISOWSKI (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Partie 1. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41/42: 1-519 1: 418
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