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Pycreus pagotii J. Raynal
Information on the genus : Pycreus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus pagotii (J. Raynal) Lye
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Species distinct from Pycreus mortonii S. S. Hooper by its larger spikelets and glumes, and by the aspect of the surface cells of the nutlet which are narrowly elongate and not papillose; it is distinct from P. alleizettei Cherm. and P. overlaetii Cherm. ex S. S. Hooper & J. Raynal by its acute spikelets and its inflated nutlet. In addition P. pagotii is distinct from the above-mentioned species by its much longer anthers.
Ecology : “Hydromorphic” area.
  Known only from the type collected in 1964.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 127
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