African Plant Database

Eleocharis atropurpurea (Retz.) J. Presl & C. Presl
Information on the genus : Eleocharis
Basionym : Scirpus atropurpureus Retz.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scirpus atropurpureus Retz.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eleocharis atropurpurea var. albivaginata Boeckeler
=Eleocharis atropurpurea var. setiformis Benth.
=Eleocharis atropurpurea var. zanardinii (Parl.) A. Terracc.
=Eleocharis atropurpurea var. minor Kunth
=Scirpus erraticus De Not.
=Eleocharis monandra Hochst. ex Steud.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.05 - 0.13 m. Alt: 10 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 313

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:48 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°36598 modified 2007-04-24
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