African Plant Database


Eriocaulon L.
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 87 (1753)  
 
Species
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Characterised by diplostemonous flowers (4 or 6 stamens), petals with glands.
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Ecology : About 400 species
  tropical and subtropical regions, the only genus in the family occurring on all continents

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 30 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 605 (1997).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 136 (2012).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°190595 modified 2008-12-27
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