African Plant Database

Scleria goossensii De Wild.
Information on the genus : Scleria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial tufted herb with short rhizome; culms 1,3-2 m long, c. 5 mm Ø, trigonous, glabrous or slightly hairy; leaves numerous, the lower bladeless; blade 20-40 cm long, 5-8 mm wide, flat or inrolled, densely hairy at least beneath; inflorescence of 1 te
Ecology : Inundated places; swampy areas in forest; often along rivers; flooded forests; in dry ground plants becoming liana-like; c. 300-500 m alt.
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Record n°36493
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