African Plant Database

Isolepis keniaensis Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 2(6): 565 (1983)
Information on the genus : Isolepis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted annual or short-lived perennial herb; rhizome whitish, ascending, 0,5-1,3 cm x 0,7-1 mm; culms 3-4,8 cm tall, 0,4-0,6 mm Ø; leaf sheath brown, 1,3-2,3 cm x 0,8-1,7 mm; blade 4,5-10,7 cm long, 0,6-1 mm wide; inflorescence pseudolateral; spikelets 1-
Ecology : Bog; 3650-3850 m alt.
  Superficially similar to the annual species of Schoenoplectus due to its erect culm-like involucral bract.
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Record n°36792
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