African Plant Database

Afrotrilepis (Gilly) J. Raynal
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Genus of 2 species allied to the tropical American genus Trilepis with 5 species in SE Brazil and the Guayana Shield in S Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana. They have a “peculiar, sac-like structure of fructification…a utricle” (Koyama in Makinoa, N. S. 6:

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 169 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 598 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • Lebrun J.P. & A. Stork (2020). Cyperaceae Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 11: 27
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