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Cyanotis caespitosa Kotschy & Peyr.
Family : COMMELINACEAE
Protologue : Pl. Tinn. (Kotschy) 48 (1867)
Information on the genus : Cyanotis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zygomenes caespitosa Kotschy & Peyr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb with tuberous roots away from the axis
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Ecology : Grassland; open Combretum woodland; Pterocarpus lucens-Anogeissus leiocarpus deciduous woodland on sandy soil; peat with Afrotrilepis pilosa; burnt Exotheca, Hyparrhenia grassland; often in shallow soil over rocks
  Variable.
  Namibia, Botswana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 341
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 77 (2006).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Commeli. Commel.: 15 (2012)
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:39 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Strelitzia 22: 177 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • Boissiera 33: 147 (1981).
  • Willdenowia 14: 360 (1984).
  • Upl. Kenya wild flow. ed.2 : t.137 (1994).
 
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